Complaint alleges Google collected students' internet search requests through Chromebooks

student-privacyGoogle 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 in early December 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...

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