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Protecting Student Privacy Act Sets Limits on Use of School Data

Protecting Student Privacy Act Sets Limits on Use of School Data | digital citizenship | Scoop.it
Legislation introduced today in the United States Senate would restrict the use of students' personal data for commercial purposes, limit the transfer of such data and require records to be kept of any entities that have access to students' information.

 

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Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, July 31, 12:54 AM

Here is a new development. How could this impact your students or your teaching?

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Privacy: How To See All The Companies That Are Tracking You On Facebook — And Block Them

Privacy: How To See All The Companies That Are Tracking You On Facebook — And Block Them | digital citizenship | Scoop.it
If you're using Facebook, you're giving the company a ton of information about yourself which it is selling to advertisers in one form or another.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, January 28, 12:19 PM

 

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Randi Thompson's curator insight, January 28, 3:21 PM

What you need to know...

Kymberley E. Pelky's curator insight, January 31, 2:46 PM

I know I'm not keeping up with everything I could be doing to protect my privacy, but I'm hoping to use this information to help.

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How Paranoid | Privacy, Shouldn't YOU take care!?

How Paranoid | Privacy, Shouldn't YOU take care!? | digital citizenship | Scoop.it
This is intriguing for me. I use the Disconnect.me extension in Firefox and Google Chrome for perhaps a different reason than most.  Its purpose is to block those websites who would track you.  For...

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Often Asked Questions: Are There Cyber-Security Dangers With Apps And What's About Privacy?

Often Asked Questions: Are There Cyber-Security Dangers With Apps And What's About Privacy? | digital citizenship | Scoop.it
. . WHAT Are Apps? [START Text from Wikipedia] A mobile app, short for mobile application, or just app, is application software designed to run on smartphones, tablet computers and other mobile dev...

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Privacy is not dead - you're just doing it wrong

Privacy is not dead - you're just doing it wrong | digital citizenship | Scoop.it
Today is Data Privacy Day. While many have declared privacy to be dead, it isn't up to them, it is up to you.

Being aware about what you are sharing with whom can go a long way towards preservi...

 

Phone apps are another story. An enigma. A mystery. Any company with a bit of cash can commission an phone app to make it easier to do business with them, but is it safe?

 

Research shows that what is going on under the hood is often far more dangerous than you might imagine.

 

Apps often ask for a bevy of permissions without any guarantee that these permissions won't be misused.

 

===> My advice is to try and break the app addiction. Wherever possible, use your mobile device's browser instead. <===

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, January 28, 11:09 AM

 

Phone apps are another story. An enigma. A mystery. Any company with a bit of cash can commission an phone app to make it easier to do business with them, but is it safe?

 

Research shows that what is going on under the hood is often far more dangerous than you might imagine.

 

Apps often ask for a bevy of permissions without any guarantee that these permissions won't be misused. My advice is to try and break the app addiction. Wherever possible, use your mobile device's browser instead.

 

Learn more:

 

http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/12/21/privacy-in-the-digital-world-shouldnt-we-talk-about-it/

 

 

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Facebook Privacy and User Habits [Infographic]

Facebook Privacy and User Habits [Infographic] | digital citizenship | Scoop.it
Regularly checking your privacy settings is important because Facebook makes changes to the privacy section a few times per year.

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