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Task Force Tackles Innovation-Privacy Balance in Education

STUDENT PRIVACY

July 2, 2013

Researchers, innovators and thought leaders all over the world are thinking about education. From danah boyd to Sugata Mitra to the Aspen Institute, they’re discussing ways the Internet, social networks, mobile media and gaming technology are affecting our youth and the way they learn. In this Privacy Advisor exclusive, Microsoft CPO and IAPP Chairman Brendon Lynch, CIPP/US, talks about the Aspen Institute’s new Task Force on Learning and the Internet--of which he’s a member. Noting the group is just beginning its exploration, Lynch says, “as schools are experimenting with their online capabilities, and as they utilize those technologies and solutions, they need to make sure they’re addressing privacy concerns that parents and children may have.”
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