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FPF Welcomes New Members to the Youth & Education Privacy Team
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October 29, 2020 | Karsen Bailey

FPF Welcomes New Members to the Youth & Education Privacy Team

We are thrilled to announce two new members of FPF’s Youth & Education Privacy team. The new staff –  Karsen Bailey and Bailey Sanchez – will help expand FPF’s technical assistance and training, resource creation and distribution, and state and federal legislative tracking. You can read more about Karsen and Bailey below. Please join us […]

24 Organizations Release Principles for Protecting Student Data Privacy and Equity in the Pandemic
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October 27, 2020 | FPF Staff

24 Organizations Release Principles for Protecting Student Data Privacy and Equity in the Pandemic

The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) and 23 other education, healthcare, disability rights, data protection, and civil liberties organizations today released Education During a Pandemic: Principles for Student Data Privacy and Equity (available here). The Principles offer 10 guiding recommendations for schools as they rely on new technologies and data to facilitate remote, in-person, or […]

The First National Model Student Data Privacy Agreement Launches
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September 18, 2020 | Tyler Park

The First National Model Student Data Privacy Agreement Launches

Protections for student data privacy took an important step forward this summer when the Student Data Privacy Consortium (SDPC) released the first model National Data Privacy Agreement (NDPA) for school districts to use with their technology service providers. Ever since education technology (edtech) emerged as a key tool in classrooms, both schools and edtech companies […]

FPF Welcomes New Members to the Youth & Education Privacy Project
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July 20, 2020 | FPF Staff

FPF Welcomes New Members to the Youth & Education Privacy Project

We are thrilled to announce two new members of FPF’s Youth & Education Privacy team. The new staff –  Juliana Cotto and Dr. Carrie Klein – will help expand FPF’s technical assistance and training, resource creation and distribution, and state and federal legislative tracking. You can read more about Juliana and Carrie below. Please join […]

Child Privacy Protections Compared: California Consumer Privacy Act v. Proposed Washington Privacy Act
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January 27, 2020 | Amelia Vance

Child Privacy Protections Compared: California Consumer Privacy Act v. Proposed Washington Privacy Act

As legislatures consider enacting broad consumer privacy legislation, officials must consider whether, and how, to address children’s and teen’s privacy. The leading models for addressing consumer privacy contain language addressing child privacy that differs in significant ways. Many states have introduced legislation that mirrors the framework of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). The proposed Washington Privacy Act (SB 6281) has also emerged as an influential framework. CCPA and SB 6281 differ in many respects, including with regard to child privacy. As described below, the frameworks take different approaches to the age of youth protected, the statutory knowledge standards, and the consumer rights granted.