U.S. Passes the Buck to Parents on Children’s Education Data Protection

On February 26, the U.S. Department of Education launched the ‘Privacy Technical Assistance Center’ (PTAC), a website designed to act as a “One-stop resource for education stakeholders to learn about data privacy, confidentiality, and security practices related to student-level longitudinal data systems and other uses of student data.” This is the first …

The Arrival of Calm Technology

The Arrival of Calm Technology

A lot has changed in the past twenty years. It wasn’t that long ago that the most intrusive technologies in our lives consisted of the home telephone and direct marketing. These invasions of our privacy were easily curbed by even simpler tech solutions: the answering machine and a “no junk …

A new age in privacy and respect for personal data

The Respect Network officially launched the world’s first global private network in Australia this past week in spectacular fashion. The gala event attracted the attention of celebrated futurists, privacy enthusiasts, entrepreneurs, founding partners and technology journalists. Meeco was proud to be featured as a key launch partner along with fellow …