Colleges are turning students’ phones into surveillance machines

Discussion in 'privacy problems' started by mood, Dec 25, 2019.

  1. mood

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    Colleges are turning students’ phones into surveillance machines, tracking the locations of hundreds of thousands
    December 24, 2019
    https://www.washingtonpost.com/tech...chines-tracking-locations-hundreds-thousands/
     
  2. mood

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    How Should Students Respond To Their School's Surveillance Systems?
    How To (Hypothetically) Hack Your School's Surveillance System

    December 28, 2019
    https://www.gizmodo.com.au/2019/12/how-to-hypothetically-hack-your-schools-surveillance-system/
     
  3. noway

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    If the students are willing accomplices by carrying a device that is much the same as a GPS monitoring bracelet for sex offenders it is their own fault and they deserve what they get. They can ask their parents if that ever happened to them, and why not.
     
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    University tech presents growing privacy concern for students, educators
    December 30, 2019
    https://edscoop.com/university-tech-presents-growing-privacy-concern-educators/
     
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    Mizzou students required to install location tracking app so college can 'pinpoint' them
    According to the vice provost, students are required to participate in the tracking
    January 29, 2020

    https://www.campusreform.org/?ID=14274
     
  6. mirimir

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    Hey, but it's for their own good ;)

    But then, they could just grade based on testing, and let the clueless fail out.
     
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