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    Cloud Computing Jeopardizes Student Privacy

    Oct 09, 2013

    Europeans schools are increasingly using remote, Internet-based cloud computing services, and it’s putting students at risk of being "tracked and profiled for online advertising purposes," according to a report by SafeGov.org.

    As quoted in the September edweek.org blog, the report says, "Sophisticated consumer-grade cloud services such as email, online content creation, and collaboration that several commercial cloud providers are now offering at no cost to European schools indisputably bring many educational benefits, [but] they also carry important privacy risks that school officials and parents often fail to measure."

    And it's not just a cause for concern in Europe.

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