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Digital rights group alleges Google invades student privacy

Digital rights group alleges Google invades student privacy

Google is being accused of invading the privacy of students using laptop computers powered by the Internet company's Chrome operating system.

The Electronic Frontier Foundation, a digital rights group, depicts Google as a two-faced opportunist in a complaint filed Tuesday with the Federal Trade Commission.

Google disputes the unflattering portrait and says it isn't doing anything wrong.

The complaint alleges that Google rigged the "Chromebook" computers in a way that enables the company to collect information about students' Internet search requests and online video habits. The foundation says Google is dissecting the activities of students in kindergarten...

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