Is Your Monitoring Software Putting Your Students’ Privacy at Risk?

By Rob Shavell As kids go back to school, the last thing they should have to worry about is whether or not their schools are breaching their privacy. But this school year, students, parents, and educators need to be at least aware of the damage that privacy infringement from monitoring software can cause. This might sound obvious. Unfortunately, it’s a lesson that school systems have yet to pick up on. Digital Student Monitoring Is Not New All the way back in 2010, a Philadelphia school gave students laptops equipped with webcams that could be remotely activated even outside school hours. And in […]

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