By Daniel J. Solove It is essential that children learn about data privacy and security. Their lives will be fully enveloped by technologies that involve data. But far too little about these topics is currently taught in most schools. Fortunately, there is a solution, one that I’m proud to have been involved in creating. The […]
Tag: Education Privacy
Archive of all posts about education privacy by Professor Daniel J. Solove for his blog at TeachPrivacy, a privacy awareness and security training company.
Why Being Well-Regulated Is Good for Business
by Daniel J. Solove After Apple announced that it wouldn’t provide law enforcement with an easy back door to access data on people’s devices, we heard loud whining coming from the FBI and various security proponents that this would be bad for security.
Big Data and Our Children’s Future: On Reforming FERPA
by Daniel J. Solove Last week, the White House released its report, Big Data: Seizing Opportunities, Preserving Values. My reaction to it is mixed. The report mentions some concerns about privacy with Big Data and suggests some reforms, but everything is stated so mildly, in a way designed to please everyone. The report is painted […]
Why Did inBloom Die? A Hard Lesson About Education Privacy
by Daniel J. Solove For any organization who doesn’t take privacy seriously, the demise of inBoom should be a loud wake up call. Funded by $100 million from the Gates Foundation, inBloom was a non-profit organization aiming to store student data so that school officials and teachers could use it to learn about their students […]
5 Things School Officials Must Know About Privacy
by Daniel J. Solove I have produced a new short video called 5 Things School Officials Must Know About Privacy. The video addresses the most important points that school officials should know when it comes to privacy. These points are: Protecting privacy involves much more than following FERPA. Just because software and services can do […]