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Fordham Law Releases Privacy Curriculum for Middle Schoolers

CHILDREN’S PRIVACY—U.S.

October 30, 2013

Teenagers are tough to keep track of. After school, it’s on to sports practice and social lives and the rest. But one central place they can be found en masse is online. Not only are 93 percent of 12 to 17 year olds online, according to a recent study from the Pew Internet & American Life Project, but they’re sharing more about themselves than ever before. It’s that kind of data that prompted Fordham Law’s Center on Law and Information Policy to use funds from a cy pres privacy settlement to establish open-sourced curriculum for middle school kids, reports this exclusive for The Privacy Advisor. More than a dozen U.S. law schools have signed on to the program.
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