"It's like getting a tattoo every time you go on the internet," said one young woman in a new study of teen views on digital privacy. What can schools do?
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April 13, 2018
Consumer advocacy groups filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission, alleging that YouTube has used children's personal information to target ads.
April 11, 2018
House members press Facebook CEO to explain why the company continues to collect data on minors and to stop creating "shadow profiles."
April 10, 2018
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March 21, 2018
Revelations about how data that originated on Facebook was used by a firm in the U.K. for political purposes raises questions for K-12 districts.
March 12, 2018
The personal information of more than 368,000 students and 1,800 teachers was compromised, the country's largest state-run virtual school said.
January 31, 2018
Many state and local education agency websites aren't disclosing the presence of third-party tracking services, according a new EdTech Strategies study.
January 30, 2018
The House education and workforce committee heard from a panel of experts divided over how to balance stronger privacy protections with the desire for better evidence.
December 06, 2017
"Messenger Kids" will let children video chat with parent-approved contacts, but the app is raising concerns about data-privacy and social-media use by young children.