A lawyer won't be able to answer this question because the likely of finding one that actually understands cloud computing is pretty slim, and I am sure Google's lawyers could rip a hole in any dispute.
Would love to have a lawyer really answer this question....The difficulty here is that "google" still has access... and the question is does that violate our students/parents rights Do schools/teachers have the right to give google this information. I don't know the answer.It's kind of like copy right issues google /youtube constantly stretch/violate copyright law, but hey... it's google, so it must be ok. They don't create it, they just share it.
--On Tue, Jan 31, 2012 at 9:13 AM, Bjorn Behrendt <[log in to unmask]> wrote:This is a nice summary, even if it is selling a product: http://www.cloudlock.com/solutions/compliance-and-regulation/google-docs-ferpa-compliance/Basically, you have to keep the data from becoming public. So as long as the documents that hold the student data are not shared "Public on the web" you should be compliant.
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On Mon, Jan 30, 2012 at 12:05 PM, Bill Clark <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
Does anyone maintain student records in the Google cloud with Google Apps ??
Wondering if there are any confidentiality issues providing access to records this way ..
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