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School tablets company found to violate student privacy

Monday 22 September 2014 | 09:19 CET | News
The Dutch privacy regulator CBP has found that a company renting tablets to schools violated the privacy of students. Snappet, the company that rents tablets with built-in apps to over 400 primary schools, was using personal data on the devices to compare students from different schools using Snappet tablets. The schools had not given their written permission for this, and Snappet was not informing the schools sufficiently on how it used the data, the regulator found. Snappet said it will inform customers better in future and also change the way it presents results from the tablets so these

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