Software experts tout benefits of collecting consumer data at risk of privacy


Consumers want their information kept private only when it is convenient for them, members of a Software & Information Industry Association-convened panel said.

Despite concerns in Congress, tracking data can help students


New York City is the latest district to adopt a student performance data tracker, linking student attendance and exam records to see if kids are on track to graduate.

Advocates urge lawmakers to update student privacy bill


House members held a hearing Thursday to gauge how much personal information is being collected on students, and how to better protect them.