New York state lawmakers voted Wednesday to ban facial recognition technology from the state's schools until at least July 2022.
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July 24, 2020
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The New York Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit against the state education department's decision to approve the Lockport school district's facial recognition system.
May 07, 2020
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April 14, 2020
Parents and students can opt out from schools disclosing personal information, but many schools don't make that option clear to families.
January 10, 2020
Older children would be protected by the same online privacy laws that apply to younger kids, under a bipartisan bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives this week.
January 06, 2020
A new law in California strengthens privacy protections for consumers, including children under 16, but leaves open some questions for K-12 educators.
January 03, 2020
A New York State school district has announced it will begin using controversial facial recognition software for school safety purposes, over the strenuous objections of civil liberties advocates.
October 08, 2019
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September 09, 2019
The Flagstaff Unified School District in Arizona is just the latest to fall victim to a cybersecurity attack so disruptive it forced schools to close.
August 22, 2019
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