Digital Rights Group To Google: The Kids Are Not All Right To Track
The Electronic Frontier Foundation says Google didn't follow its promise to safeguard students' data, though Google disputes the claim.
But now the Electronic Frontier Foundation is accusing the company of "collecting and data mining school children's personal information."
The tool is enabled by default.The EFF says Google can track and store "records of every Internet site students visit, every search term they use, the results they click on, videos they look for and watch on YouTube, and their saved passwords."
Even though the EFF says Google doesn't use the data for targeted advertising, which is in compliance with the Student Privacy Pledge, the issue seems to be that Google could be collecting any data at all. (Video via Google)
Now it's up to the FTC to decide whether or not to investigate the EFF's accusation. (Video via Google)
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