Thoughts on the YouTube COPPA Complaint

On April 8th, 2018 a coalition of 20 child advocacy, privacy and consumer groups filed a complaint asking the US Federal Trade Commission to investigate the Google-owned video site for alleged violations of children’s online privacy laws. The primary argument in the complaint appears to be that based on the content of YouTube, the service […]

G Suite for Education in Canada

I recently came across a post from Spark, a Radio-Canada program discussing an upcoming project that would be “looking into how Google is marketing itself to schools, affecting how classrooms work, impacting students’ privacy, and how it’s shaping the way children think about technology.”  While I work in a U.S. district that uses Microsoft, Google and […]