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California Law Stops the Sale of Student Information, But Does It Protect Their Privacy?

(Sep 2014)

  SB 1177 or SOPIPA is a bill that was introduced by Senator Steinberg (D-Sacramento) on February 20, 2014 to the 2013-2014 session of the California Legislature that prohibits website operators from selling K-12 student data profiles, or using this information to generate advertisements targeting these minors. The impetus for the bill as described by

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Yahoo’s New Look into Secret Courts

(Sep 2014)

  Ever since Edward Snowden’s shook the earth with his NSA document release in May 2013, the public has turned a much sharper eye to the data privacy debate. The release no doubt turned the volume up on the issue for many Americans, but it also had our officials changing their tune too. Last Friday

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DeepFace: Facial Recognition Software & Privacy

(Apr 2014)

Facebook recently published a paper on a new technology that it is developing called DeepFace.  DeepFace is a system that determines whether two faces in different photographs are of the same person by building a three-dimensional model of the face and rotating it to match it with the face at different angles.  The technology has

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