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Google watches students’ web habits without parental permission

January 22, 2016

“In the last 12 months in particular, the frequency with which we have gotten inquiries has skyrocketed,” said Nate Cardozo, an attorney with the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), a 25-year-old San Francisco nonprofit advocating for technology users’ privacy rights. EFF started an investigation into how cloud providers of educational software handle students’ data. They began with Google because it represents more than half the cloud software installations in schools around the country, Cardozo said.

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