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ORG policy update 2017 Week 07

This is ORG's Policy Update for the week beginning 13/02/2017. If you are reading this online, you can also subscribe to the email version.


ORG Manchester: National Pupil Database and census

As schools begin videoing pupils do you know how your children's data in school is handled? On Wednesday 1st March, find out how all this data from schools, as well as new laws on student data, and all other administrative datasets, might be affected by the Digital Economy Bill.


ORG Bristol: Jen Persson discusses DefendDigitalMe & the Digital Economy Bill

Do you know how children's data in school is handled? Come along on Monday 20th February to find out more and what you can do to get involved to #BoycottSchoolCensus and refuse, retract and resist this data collection.

Digital Economy Bill could make UK citizens vulnerable to blackmail

Changes to the penalties for online copyright infringement could leave UK citizens vulnerable to blackmail by unscrupulous companies that demand payment for alleged copyright infringements.