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Joint Letter to LIBE Committee on Amendments to Terrorist Content Proposal

CDT signed on to this letter to the European Parliament Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee with concerns about the proposal on Preventing the Dissemination of Terrorist Content Online. The letter argues that the content removal time limits set out by Compromise Amendment 4 would entail over-removal of lawful content. The letter also advocates for a more pragmatic approach that would require hosting service providers to execute removal orders “as soon as possible”.

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Report: Balancing the Scale of Student Data Deletion and Retention in Education

Historically, the education system has erred on the side of retaining data. There are many ways that data can can be useful in improving student outcomes, but indefinite data retention does not come without risk or cost. Education leaders and the companies they work with have to balance student data deletion and retention. This brief explores this issue and offers recommendations that protect student privacy while supporting effective data use that improves student outcomes.

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