Company with no privacy policy to collect brainwave data on 1.2 million students

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Are your brainwaves private, sensitive information? Most people probably never really gave it much thought because it is not something companies usually collect and store.

But if kids in school had to start wearing brainwave-detecting headbands that measure their attention levels in real time, couldn’t that impact student privacy? The brainwave attention level results are shared with teachers, school administrators and are collected and stored by a private company.