Understanding Photo Metadata (Part 3)

Understanding Your Photo Metadata (Part 3) By Drew Millikin | July 26, 2019 In my previous two blogs on metadata, we covered what makes up metadata and what happens to that data when you upload photos to public social media sites and platforms.  Throughout this series, I heavily referenced the New York Times’ Privacy [...]

By |2019-08-09T12:02:29+00:00August 9th, 2019|Privacy and Security|0 Comments

Understanding Photo Metadata (Part 2)

Understanding Your Photo Metadata (Part 2) By Drew Millikin | July 26, 2019 Can image metadata be owned?  The answer is yes. However, the ownership of metadata depends on 2 things:  Copyright Location of the image. When you take a photo with your digital camera, all the internal metadata stored in your SD card [...]

By |2019-07-26T12:44:03+00:00July 26th, 2019|Photography, Privacy and Security|0 Comments

Understanding Photo Metadata (Part 1)

Understanding Your Photo Metadata (Part 1) By Drew Millikin | July 2, 2019 There’s a lot more to photos than meets the eye on screen. From the moment a photo is captured, uploaded across devices or shared online, there is a wealth of nested data. Sometimes, a user’s entire life is unknowingly displayed on [...]

By |2019-07-02T11:45:36+00:00July 2nd, 2019|Photography, Privacy and Security|0 Comments

Access to Photos on School iPads?

Access to Photos on School iPads? 3 considerations for user and content access in school-issued devices. By Bill Miles | April 16, 2019 Earlier this week, the New Haven Register (CT) reported that a parent from one of the Hamden Public Schools raised privacy concerns when she learned that her child had access to [...]

By |2019-04-16T13:23:25+00:00April 16th, 2019|Privacy and Security, What We Think|0 Comments

The Deal with ‘De-anonymizing’

The Deal with 'De-anonymizing' By Drew Millikin | March 27, 2019 There was a fascinating segment on NPR’s Weekend Edition recently about ‘de-anonymization’, or, exposing individual’s identities out in public using Google. Professor Kate Klonick at St. John’s University Law School challenged her students to use Google to identify strangers based solely on what [...]

By |2019-03-27T11:05:07+00:00March 27th, 2019|Privacy and Security, What We Think|0 Comments

Louisiana’s Student Data Privacy Law

Louisiana’s Student Data Privacy Law: A Look Into The Future of What Student Data Privacy Laws Will Look Like In Your State. By Bill Miles | March 12, 2019 In 2014, Louisiana passed the nation’s strictest Student Data Privacy Law (L.A.R.S 17:3914 (Act 837 of 2014)). In passing this, Louisiana lawmakers were responding to [...]

By |2019-03-12T15:35:44+00:00March 12th, 2019|Privacy and Security, What We Think|0 Comments

Is It The End of Open Social Networks for Schools?

Is It The End of Open Social Networks for Schools? By Bill Miles | March 8, 2019 Mark Zuckerberg’s recent blog post regarding Facebook’s commitment to move away from an open social platform to smaller, private networks has opened up a lot of questions for schools. One of the big ones...is whether schools should [...]

By |2019-03-11T14:59:56+00:00March 11th, 2019|Privacy and Security, What We Think|0 Comments

Has Facebook Finally Come Clean?

Has Facebook Finally Come Clean? By Drew Millikin | March 7, 2019 According to a new report from the Washington Post, Facebook has stated that it will now begin shift its focus. What started as a global social network where users can communicate to large audiences is now gearing up to become a collective [...]

By |2019-03-07T15:00:33+00:00March 7th, 2019|Privacy and Security, What We Think|0 Comments

Does California’s Consumer Data Protection Law Apply To Your Educational Institution?

Does California’s Consumer Data Protection law apply to your educational institution (even if you are not in California)? By Bill Miles | February 15, 2019 More news on the state law privacy landscape from last year. On June 28, 2018, the California legislature passed and the governor signed the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) [...]

By |2019-03-06T16:45:19+00:00February 15th, 2019|Privacy and Security, What We Think|1 Comment

Your 2019 Student Data Checklist

Your 2019 Student Data Checklist By Bill Miles | February 1, 2019 Almost every week, there seems to be a new story about a data breach. Or, seems like there’s a new law that has just been enacted that places additional requirements on schools (here is a comprehensive list). If you are responsible for [...]

By |2019-02-01T10:56:15+00:00February 1st, 2019|Privacy and Security, Vidigami Best Practices|0 Comments