President Donald Trump mandated that agencies withhold privacy protections from people who aren’t U.S. citizens, which puts relationships with other countries at risk, according to a policy manager at Mozilla. […]

Experts are optimistic about the future of data-driven education, given that teachers are provided the appropriate training. Schools are using data to move toward personalization, evidence-based learning, efficiency, and continuous education, according to a report from the Center for Data Innovation.






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The Center for Democracy & Technology, along with the law firm BakerHostetler, developed a state-by-state compendium of privacy laws relating to the collection, use, and sharing of student data.






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Following concerns from data privacy officials, Tom Wheeler, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, proposed new rules for online consumer privacy that require Internet service providers to obtain opt-in consent for the collection of sensitive information, opt-out consent for any other information, and heightened disclosure for “pay for privacy” options.






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