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Patrick Dunne

Title

How Quarantine is Putting Children's Internet Privacy at Risk

Summary

Due to quarantine, almost half of U.S. children are spending six or more hours a day online. Parents are concerned about things such as sexual predators, cyberbullying, and addiction. Over 5,400 apps will send your data to third parties. Young children often can't tell the difference between ads and content. Google was recently sued for tracking students Educational software Pearson was hacked last year and exposed data of 13,000 people.

Author

Patrick Dunne

Keywords

  • children's internet privacy
  • Links

  • https://www.commondreams.org/news/2020/04/23/parents-fear-exploitation-childrens-screen-time-skyrockets-500-during-coronavirus
  • https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-7080087/Popular-apps-use-hidden-trackers-collect-personal-data-without-users-consent.html
  • https://www.vox.com/recode/2020/2/21/21146998/google-new-mexico-children-privacy-school-chromebook-lawsuit
  • https://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2019/08/05/pearson-hack-exposes-thousands-students%E2%80%99-data