Data Breach

ProctorU Data Breach Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigation online exam proctoring platform ProctorU for failure to adequately safeguard user data, resulting in a data breach. ProctorU, whose services monitor online test-takers for behaviors indicative of cheating, became aware of a potential data intrusion on July 27th, 2020, and later confirmed via blog post that their database […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Children’s Online Privacy Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating potential infringements of students’ online privacy due to remote learning measures enacted amidst the COVID-19 outbreak. The FTC reminds educators that, while education technology can fill a vital role in facilitating distance learning, many relevant services collect and use students’ personal information. The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Google Children’s Privacy Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Google for violations of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), stemming from the operation of its Google Education platform and related products and services. COPPA restricts websites and online services’ data practices pertaining to children under the age of thirteen. The law requires that online services clearly […]