October 17, 2015
Apps from schools would get a look-see to prevent colleges from amassing, selling and sharing data under a proposal from two Pennsylvania legislators.
“I want to see us utilize more technology” in schools, Rep. Ted Nesbit, R-Grove City, told the Pittsburg Post-Gazette.
“But at the same time, we’re putting personal data out there, and people should be aware of it. … Russians and Chinese are trying to hack our schools.”
The legislation is “clearly doing a number of very positive things in the current environment of open hunting season on student information,” said Joel Reidenberg, a Fordham Law School professor.
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