Sunday, August 24, 2014

After the Last Bell: Privacy Questions Regarding School Issued Chromebooks

7:35 PM
Where is the line between privacy and safety when it comes to kids and schools? Should they monitor a child's computer at all times, even when not in school? Should they be able to activate the microphone and/or camera at any time?

We will debate this issue and how extensions from companies selling administrative software allow this type of tracking in Chromebooks.


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Where is the line when it comes to a child/young adult’s privacy online?  If a school provides a laptop can it, should it, monitor everything all the time?  Even when not on school grounds?  

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