New Mexico sues Google alleging it collected data from children

Discussion in 'privacy general' started by hawki, Feb 21, 2020.

  1. hawki

    hawki Registered Member

    Dec 17, 2008
    DC Metro Area
    "ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s attorney general sued Google Thursday over allegations the tech company is illegally collecting personal data generated by children in violation of federal and state laws.

    The lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Albuquerque claims Google is using its education services package that is marketed to school districts, teachers and parents as a way to spy on children and their families..."
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  3. mirimir

    mirimir Registered Member

    Oct 1, 2011
    OK, so Google admits that it's collecting data. But not for ads. It's probably something about information for improving user experience.

    And it argues that, if the data collection is in fact illegal, it's the schools' fault for not obtaining parental consent.

    Makes sense to me ;)
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