Google agrees not to sell facial recognition tech, citing abuse potential – TechCrunch
In recent months, pressure has been mounting for major tech firms to develop strong policies regarding facial recognition. Microsoft has helped lead the way on that front, promising to put in place stricter policies, calling for greater regulation and asking fellow companies to follow suit. Hidden …
Common Sense Education
Common Sense Education provides educators and students with the resources they need to harness the power of technology for learning and life. Find a free K-12 Digital Citizenship curriculum, reviews of popular EdTech apps, and resources for protecting student privacy.
The Educator's Guide to Student Data Privacy | ConnectSafely
Technology tools and apps are making it possible for educators and students to collaborate, create, and share ideas more easily than ever.
Before You Drone, Consider This … — InspirED School Marketers
No person, staffer, student, freelance photographer, friend of the head-of-school, or distant relative of the governor may fly a drone for any commercial purpose without a certificate! And any image or video footage that can be construed as “benefiting” the institution is regarded by the FAA as c
Student Privacy in Education Research: 'It's Time' to Update Federal Laws
The House education committee tried to restart the long-delayed updates of federal laws governing education research and student data privacy at a hearing Wednesday morning which showed the deep tension between districts’ need for strong, fast research and parents’ concerns about data security.
U.S. Agencies Grapple With Student-Data-Privacy Guidance for Schools
The Federal Trade Commission and the Education Department recently held a meeting to discuss fundamental data-privacy questions facing K-12 schools.
What Parents and Teachers Should Note From Mark Zuckerberg’s Senate Testimony - EdSurge News
Today Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s founder and CEO, spent over four hours testifying in front of the Senate. The leader of the social media giant, with ...
Can I Use that Picture? The Terms, Laws, and Ethics for Using Copyrighted Images
Need to use an image but not sure if you have the legal and ethical right to do so? Understanding