May 23, 2016 | Brenda Leong

Student data privacy: Moving from fear to responsible use

Data has always been an inherent part of the educational process – a child’s age, correlated with her grade level, tracked to specific reading or math skills that align with that grade, measured by grades and tests which rank her according to her peers. Today this data is ever more critical.

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May 23, 2016 | Melanie Bates

Future of Privacy Forum and ConnectSafely Release Educator’s Guide to Student Data Privacy

Washington, DC – Today, the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) and ConnectSafely are releasing the Educator’s Guide to Student Data Privacy. Technology tools and applications are changing the way schools and teachers educate students across the country. New resources are making it easier for teachers and students to communicate in and outside of the classroom making learning a 24/7 activity.

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May 20, 2016 | Stacey Gray

Comprehensive Online Tracking is Not Unique to ISPs

Last week, the Senate Judiciary Committee (Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology, and the Law) held a hearing to explore the FCC’s proposed privacy rules regulating Broadband Internet Access Service providers (a subset of Internet Service Providers, or ISPs). The discussion among top privacy regulators returned at several points to the value of consistency of privacy protection across the ecosystem. The […]

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May 18, 2016 | Melanie Bates

Multi-Stakeholder Group Finalizes Agreement on Best Practices for Drone Use

Today, a wide range of privacy groups and industry stakeholders participating in the National Telecommunications & Information Administration (NTIA) Multi-Stakeholder process concerning privacy, transparency, and accountability issues regarding commercial and private use of unmanned aircraft systems (drones) agreed on a set of best practices.

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