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  • EPIC Urges UK Department for Education to Consider Privacy and Safety of Transgender Children in New Guidance

    On March 12, EPIC submitted comments to the UK Department for Education regarding its draft consultation on gender questioning kids. The Draft Consultation is meant to guide schools and colleges in England on policies regarding requests by transgender children to socially transition, such as name and pronoun changes.

    • Data Protection

    • International Privacy

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  • Comments of EPIC to the UK Department for Education on Gender Questioning Children

    By notice published December 19, 2023, the United Kingdom’s Department for Education (hereinafter “the Department”) has solicited feedback on its draft consultation regarding Gender Questioning Children (hereinafter “the Consultation”),[1] to close on March 12, 2024.[2] This Consultation is intended to address social transitioning in schools by minors who are questioning their gender identity. Pursuant to the request for views on how to best support schools to inform the Department’s work in this area, the Electronic Privacy Information Center (“EPIC”) submits the following comments.

    • Children's Privacy

    • Data Protection

    • International Privacy

    • Student Privacy

    • Comments

  • EPIC Emphasizes That FCC Pilot Program Protect Student Privacy, Not Just School Cybersecurity

    The E-Rate program uses discounted pricing to facilitate schools and libraries providing free internet access to their students and patrons.

    • Communications Privacy

    • Consumer Privacy

    • Cybersecurity

    • Data Protection

    • Data Security

    • Student Privacy

    • Updates

  • Reply Comments in Schools and Libraries Cybersecurity Pilot Program

    • Communications Privacy

    • Consumer Privacy

    • Cybersecurity

    • Data Protection

    • Data Security

    • Student Privacy

    • APA Comments

  • Communications Daily: Comments Divided on FCC Proposal Funding Wi-Fi Hot Spots 

    • Communications Privacy

    • Consumer Privacy

    • Data Protection

    • Student Privacy

    • News

  • EPIC Urges FCC to Offer Wi-Fi Without Surveillance to Students

    EPIC filed reply comments with the Federal Communications Commission, supporting the agency's proposal to expand its E-Rate program to include Wi-Fi hotspots, but urging the FCC not to require surveillance of users' online activities through those hotspots.

    • Communications Privacy

    • Consumer Privacy

    • Cybersecurity

    • Data Protection

    • Data Security

    • Student Privacy

    • Updates

  • EDWEEK: Ed-Tech Industry Group Calls for Equity, Data Privacy Safeguards in AI 

    • Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights

    • Commercial AI Use

    • Data Protection

    • Student Privacy

    • News

  • EPIC Urges the Department of Education to Invest in Strong Privacy Safeguards when Funding EdTech through Seedlings to Scale

    In comments filed November 13th, EPIC urged the Department of Education to establish safeguards that guide the development and deployment of any AI technologies funded by the Seedlings to Scale program. The Department of Education filed a Request for Information asking for insight to guide its efforts in funding technology intended to improve educational outcomes for all students.

    • Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights

    • Children's Privacy

    • Data Protection

    • Government AI Use

    • Student Privacy

    • Updates

  • EPIC Urges NTIA to Back Data Minimization, Address Wide Range of Harms to Minors Online

    As children and teens continue spend so much of their lives online in recreational, social and educational settings, it has become clear that existing laws and regulations do not sufficiently protect minors from online harms. In the face of emerging risks from AI and other technologies, EPIC recommended that the NTIA center safeguards like data minimization or a ban on targeted advertising to minors in any of its future recommendations.

    • AI Policy

    • Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights

    • Children's Privacy

    • Commercial AI Use

    • Data Protection

    • Student Privacy

    • Updates