November 27, 2020

Day: May 3, 2020

Mercury News Business

DHS report: China hid virus’s severity to hoard supplies

By Will Weissert | Associated Press WASHINGTON  — U.S. officials believe China covered up the extent of the coronavirus outbreak — and how contagious the disease is — to stock up on medical supplies needed to respond to it, intelligence documents show. Chinese leaders “intentionally concealed the severity” of the pandemic from the world in […]

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Here’s a quick guide to protect a student’s privacy online

As California schools hurry to implement distance learning plans for students at home during the coronavirus pandemic, many are facing new questions about how to protect student data privacy as they shift to online education. Here’s what parents, educators and students need to know: What privacy laws apply to California students? In 2014, California passed […]

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