FOR Immediate Release
SIIA Contact: Emily Ruf - (410) 221-6469
SIIA Statement Regarding ED, FTC Ed Tech and Student Privacy Workshop
WASHINGTON, DC (November 16, 2017) – The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal association representing the software and digital content industries, released the following statement in advance of the student privacy and education technology workshop hosted by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the U.S. Department of Education (ED). SIIA’s formal comments filed with the FTC are available here.
SIIA Senior Vice President for Public Policy, Mark MacCarthy issued the following statement:
“We look forward to Friday’s panel discussions on student privacy and educational technology. We appreciate the opportunity to have open discussions on how we can work with schools, parents, and other stakeholders to protect student privacy while providing educational opportunities for all students.”
SIIA is an umbrella association representing 800+ technology, data and media companies globally. Industry leaders work through SIIA’s divisions to address issues and challenges that impact their industry segments with the goal of driving innovation and growth for the industry and each member company. This is accomplished through in-person and online business development opportunities, peer networking, corporate education, intellectual property protection and government relations. For more information, visit siia.net.