Digital Rights Group Files FTC Complaint Over Google’s Sharing Of Student Data
(December 3, 2015, 1:28 PM EST) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission on Dec. 1, asking it to investigate Google Inc.’s purported collection and sharing of students’ personal information in violation of the “K-12 School Service Provider Pledge to Safeguard Student Privacy” (Electronic Frontier Foundation v. Google Inc., No. NA, FTC).
(Complaint and request for investigation available. Document #97-151224-022C.)
Nonprofit EFF, which states that it “works to defend civil liberties in the digital world,” says that the privacy pledge was...