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    Kami is Now SOPIPA Compliant and How This Affects You

    What is SOPIPA? SOPIPA is a California law regulating student privacy, which has been praised by President Obama and has inspired similar laws in many states, including Georgia, Delaware, Arkansas, Maryland, Oregon, and New Hampshire. It appears that laws like SOPIPA are the future of student data and privacy protection, so it is important to understand the specifics of these bills. The law prohibits operators from sharing student data and using that data for targeted advertising on students for a non-educational purpose. Student privacy laws are not new, but SOPIPA is innovative because it puts the burden of protection of student privacy on the companies that handle the data. The purpose…