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Markey, Hatch Introduce Legislation to Protect Student Privacy

Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) introduced the “Protecting Student Privacy Act” last Wednesday, legislation that would help safeguard the educational records of students.  The PreK-12 educational software and digital content market currently is worth $7.9 billion, with nearly all school districts relying on cloud services for…

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Google and EU Privacy Ruling

So first I need to apologize to everyone here that we’ve been a bit busy this last two or so quarters in our respective businesses. Some being start-ups, some being employment changes, and some also being due to travel schedules being so hectic before the summer/holiday season kicks up. For…

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PCAST Releases Report on Big Data and Privacy

Press Release reprinted below: PCAST Releases Report on Big Data and Privacy http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2014/05/01/pcast-releases-report-big-data-and-privacy Posted by John P. Holdren, Susan L. Graham, and William Press on May 01, 2014 at 12:09 PM EDT Earlier this year, President Obama asked his counselor John Podesta to lead a comprehensive review of policy issues…

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Consumers Buffeted by Security Hacks Still Don’t Understand Data Privacy

In spite of being constantly worried about online security in the wake of numerous data hacks and security breaches among top Web companies and retailers, market research firm Toluna found that people still don’t really understand online privacy and data security. Three in five consumers (62 percent) said that they…