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Google unveils simpler portal for users to delete data it has about them

Google unveils simpler portal for users to delete data it has about them

By Paresh Dave Unending scrutiny from regulators is keeping pressure on Google to get better about explaining how it tracks users and how they can tinker with privacy settings. On Monday, Google unveiled a website at privacy.google.com that answers questions more clearly than ever. In case you didn’t know, Google keeps a record of what […]

Activists battle to stop CA schools’ release of student data while other organizations seek it

Activists battle to stop CA schools’ release of student data while other organizations seek it

By George Miller  We already knew that schools were routinely releasing confidential student data to other agencies and even to private entities. This been going on a long time. Now, the Common Core rules demand it even more, although there are legal opt-out opportunities. This case brought by the Morgan Hills Concerned Parents Association to obtain student […]

Smart Watches Allow Hackers to Collect Users’ Data

Smart Watches Allow Hackers to Collect Users’ Data