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Google offers 'right to forget' form

Google offers 'right to forget' form | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it

Google has launched a service to allow Europeans to ask for personal data to be removed from online search results.

The move comes after a landmark European Union court ruling earlier this month, which gave people the "right to be forgotten".

Links to "irrelevant" and outdated data should be erased on request, it said.

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Harvard Reports Examine K-12 Student Privacy -- THE Journal

A Harvard University research center that studies the impact of cyberspace on life has turned its attention to student privacy, in both K-12 and higher ed. As a product of a student privacy initiative, the Berkman Center for Internet & Society has released three reports that touch on aspects of cloud computing and mobile device usage in the K-12 environment.
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6 Tips for Parents About Facebook Graph Search

6 Tips for Parents About Facebook Graph Search | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
Facebook's new search tool means teens should check their privacy settings ... again.
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Protecting Your Privacy on the New Facebook

Protecting Your Privacy on the New Facebook | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
How to guard your information on Facebook in light of the new search tool that lets strangers discover who you are, what you like and where you go.
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10 Incredibly Simple Things You Should Be Doing To Protect Your Privacy - Forbes

10 Incredibly Simple Things You Should Be Doing To Protect Your Privacy - Forbes | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it

How to protect yourself, your devices, and your purchasing information.


Via Judy O'Connell, Paige Jaeger
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Petra Pollum's comment, August 28, 2012 7:04 AM
Thanks for sharing. Useful information as usual.
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Privacy: Google Admits to Data-Mining Student Emails

Privacy: Google Admits to Data-Mining Student Emails | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it

"In a sworn statement filed with a federal court, Google has admitted to scanning student emails to serve students targeted advertisements. Although Google does not display ads in Apps for Education, Google “does scan [student] email” to “compile keywords for advertising” on Google sites."

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Beware: Your browsing habits expose privacy preferences | PCWorld

Beware: Your browsing habits expose privacy preferences | PCWorld | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
Are you an open sharer, a passive user, or a proactive protector? How and where you surf says a lot about how much you value privacy
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The author of this column, Dan Tynan, makes some interesting points about what else the survey reveals about internet users' understanding of privacy and the value of their personal data to the for-profit segment of the web. How aware are our students of the value of their personal data?

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Should Teenagers Expect Privacy on the Internet?

When it comes to social media, teenagers look at privacy in very different ways than the adults around them.
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Peter DeWitt responds to Danah Boyd's keynote address at Tech Forum 2013 in Boston.  We all know that different generations have different expectations for online activity--but you may be surprised by what Boyd reports about teens' attitudes and understandings.  

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Guidelines for Public, Student Class Blogs: Ethics, Legalities, FERPA and More | HASTAC

Advice from Duke University's Director of Copyright and Scholarly Communication to help you design student- and privacy (FERPA)-friendly guidelines for online and social writing activities.

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