Facial Recognition Loses Support as Bias Claims Rise

Facial Recognition Loses Support as Bias Claims Rise

Following the lead of San Francisco, Boston and several other cities, Detroit is poised to end a contract with a company that provides facial recognition technology to its police department ...
How to Control your Facebook Privacy and Apps

How to Control your Facebook Privacy and Apps

There have been a lot of news stories about Facebook privacy, including personal information being collected and provided to political campaigns. Some people are angry and there is now a ...
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The Parent’s Guide to Family Link

If you’re a parent, chances are that you have a smartphone and maybe a tablet, and it’s equally likely that your child would like one as well ...
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The Parent's Guide to Student Data Privacy

The Parent’s Guide to Student Data Privacy

Schools have always held a wide range of data about our children and families: Name, address, names of parents or guardians, date of birth ...
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Of student digital privacy & schools demanding passwords

let’s take a look at students’ data privacy – as in the data on their cellphones and whether school administrators have the right to search the devices ...
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'State of the Union' & the student part of student privacy protection

'State of the Union' & the student part of student privacy protection

By Anne Collier There's a lot of confusion in the air about student data privacy, and some widely quoted words about it from President Obama in his address Tuesday night ...
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Connected devices at CES raise security, privacy and safety questions

It seems as if almost every exhibitor at CES was showing things that connect to other things. LG showed off washing machines and kitchen appliances that send messages to smartphones ...
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Smartphones are popular holiday gifts for kids that come with responsibility

Smartphones are popular holiday gifts for kids that come with responsibility

There will be lots of smartphones under Christmas trees and Hanukkah bushes this year, but if you plan to get one for a teen or pre-teen, consider first having "that ...
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Protecting student privacy calls for student participation

Protecting student privacy calls for student participation

By Anne Collier This era of big data and big exposure – of all aspects of life to peers, the public and even perpetrators – calls for big participation. Because ...
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From 'Big Data' to 'Big Parent': Student privacy developments

From 'Big Data' to 'Big Parent': Student privacy developments

By Anne Collier Have you been watching the Big Parent response to Big Data? Great lede from Politico.com's Stephanie Simon: "You’ve heard of Big Oil and Big Tobacco. Now get ...
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