A new report from the nonprofit Internet Safety Labs (ISL) finds significant disparities in K-12 school technology practices that impact privacy, especially in low-income schools and schools with majority black or indigenous students.
A new survey from the Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT) found that teachers and students remain concerned that technology used in schools is threatening their privacy and civil rights.
Rep. Suzan DelBene, D-Wash., reintroduced the Information Privacy and Data Transparency Act that would adapt state privacy laws and proposals into a national standard for data privacy. She introduced a similar version of the legislation in 2019, but it ultimately did not gain traction.
A new report from The Century Foundation, a progressive think-tank, urges state law enforcement officials to take action on data privacy regulations in the absence of any substantial movement in that direction by the Federal government.
In a new report, the Brookings Institution examines how digital technology, mobile networks, and integrated solutions help officials in 17 global cities, including two U.S. cities, manage public safety and law enforcement.
Laura Ferris, assistant professor of dermatology at the University of Pittsburgh, has been bombarded by people asking which mobile applications they could use to identify whether their moles were malignant or benign. Curious as to the reliability of these apps, Ferris and her colleagues tested three inexpensive ones that provided immediate feedback. The doctors were […]
The National Center for Education Statistics on Thursday released the Forum Guide to Education Data Privacy, which tells agencies what they should consider when developing privacy programs to protect student data. Concerns about sharing students’ data include the potential use of data for marketing purposes, the selling of student profiles to vendors, the risk of […]