Federal Privacy Protections Would Extend to Older Children Under New Bill

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 […]

Here's What an Update of a Key U.S. Privacy Law Could Mean for Schools

In the era of YouTube, Fortnite, and Snapchat, does one of the main federal laws protecting online privacy for kids under 13 need a makeover?

Googling Education

  By Charles Sosnik Remember when Sergey Brin and Larry Page, the founders of Google, went public in 2004? I remember thinking that the initial […]

Schools Collect Tons of Student Information. Deleting It All Is a Major Challenge

States and districts should create comprehensive data inventories and adopt clear retention and deletion policies, recommends the Center for Democracy & Technology.

Quick Tips to Enhance the Accessibility of the Websites

This is a very informative post from guest author Fatemah Sahar, who is a senior SEO analyst  at Cooperative Communiting, a  WordPress development service USA.  […]

In the News: Lurking on School Sites

Cross-posted on the K-12 Cybersecurity Resource Center blog: https://k12cybersecure.com/. As quoted in: Moore, E.K. “The Information on School Websites Is Not as Safe as You […]

Rights And Wrongs In Targeting Ads To Students And Children On Moodle And MoodleCloud

Advertising can be a valuable service for companies, as well as consumers, as long as the playing field is level. But practices that prove to […]

Scholastic Makes Misleading Privacy, Security Claims in Services Directed to Children

The Scholastic Corporation was founded in 1920. Across the United States, kids and families regularly come into contact with Scholastic marketing and sales within public […]

Twitter Moving to Block Accounts Created By Underage Users

Users who signed up to Twitter before they were 13 years old appear to be losing access to their accounts, raising questions for parents, schools, […]

In the News: Educational Android Apps Improperly Track Children

As quoted in: Herold, Benjamin. “Thousands of Android Mobile Apps Improperly Track Children, Study Says.” Education Week. 13 April 2018. “This [“‘Won’t Somebody Think of […]

Thousands of Android Mobile Apps Improperly Track Children, Study Says

More than half of 5,855 Android apps in the 'Designed for Families' section of the Google Play store potentially violated COPPA, a team of computer-science […]

Facebook's New Messaging App for Young Children Raises Concerns

"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.

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