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Majority of Parents Object to School Tracking

STUDENT PRIVACY—AUSTRALIA

June 13, 2013

A recent national survey of about 1,000 parents indicates “four in five Australian parents want a ban on data tracking in schools to protect their kids from online advertising,” ABC News reports, with more than 90 percent indicating they oppose online data tracking in schools. Australian Council of State School Organisations President Peter Garrigan said, “Our young people—their privacy is being invaded…Their data is being stored; it is going into the cloud, and what is going to happen once they finish school?”
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