EdTech needs schooling
It is vital that the introduction of technology to the classroom is accompanied by appropriate and robust human rights safeguards to ensure that every child around the world can safely access an education, without giving up their right to privacy or becoming hostages to a future of data exploitation. Read why EdTech needs schooling to ensure the safety of the children they are responsible for.
Companies are now allowed to scan your private communications
“Any restrictions on children’s right to freedom of expression in the digital environment, such as filters, including safety measures, should be lawful, necessary and proportionate”and any digital surveillance of children “should respect the child’s right to privacy and should not be conducted routinely, indiscriminately” nor “should it take place without the right to object to such surveillance”.
ePrivacy for Children: What is Data Protection Culture?
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) attracted widespread attention and comment in recent weeks when it came into force on 25 May 2018. Having taken several years to get from being proposed by the European Commission to entering into force, the GDPR has been designed as a concerted, holistic and unifying effort to regulate personal […]