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Thursday, December 3, 2015

Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF): Google Does Deceptive Internet Tracking

Google Deceptively Tracks Students’ Internet Browsing, EFF Says in FTC Complaint

EFF Launches 'Spying on Students' Campaign to Raise Awareness About Privacy Risks of School Technology Tools

Electronic Frontier Foundation | December 1, 2015

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) filed a complaint today with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) against Google for collecting and data mining school children’s personal information, including their Internet searches—a practice EFF uncovered while researching its “Spying on Students” campaign, which launched today.
The campaign was created to raise awareness about the privacy risks of school-supplied electronic devices and software. EFF examined Google’s Chromebook and Google Apps for Education (GAFE), a suite of educational cloud-based software programs used in many schools across the country by students as young as seven years old.


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