Nigeria (52%), US (47%), UK (46%) & Brazil (44%) top global survey with concern about misinformation

The Global Study on Information Literacy conducted by the Poynter Institute for Media Studies found, of 9,700 respondents world-wide, there is widespread concern over misinformation across all age groups. Nigeria, the US, UK and Brazil ranked highest in comparison with India (24%), Germany (20%) and Japan (20%). Gen Z, Millennials and Gen X were more concerned than older generations.

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Children’s Privacy: Illuminate Ed expelled due to mass data breach (and negligent oversight)

August 16, 2022

Major ed tech vendor, Illuminate Ed, just become the first company to be stripped of its Student Privacy Pledge ethical data designation following discovery that it didn’t encrypt all student data that it claimed. The Student Privacy Pledge program was created by the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) to recognize and ensure ethical data practice for students. Illuminate Ed has also been referred by the FPF to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and to states’ attorneys general in California and New York for further action.

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