• Children are being “datafied” before we've understood the risks, report warns

    10 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    A report by England's children's commissioner has raised concerns about how kids' data is being collected and shared across the board, in both the private and public sectors.
    In the report, entitled Who knows what about me? , Anne Longfield urges society to “stop and think” about what big data means for children's lives.
    Big data practices could result in a data-disadvantaged generation whose life chances are shaped by their childhood data footprint, her report warns.
    The long term impacts of profiling minors when these children become adults is simply not known, she writes.
    “Children are...
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