Lawsuit filed today in NY State Court to block inBloom and protect student privacy
This morning, the law firm Pitta & Giblin LLP sued Commissioner King and the Board of Regents in NY State Supreme Court on behalf of twelve NYC parents, and asked for a restraining law to stop the unnecessary, unprecedented and illegal disclosure of the personal information of millions of New York State’s public school students to a corporation called inBloom Inc. In turn, the purpose of inBloom is to provide this information to for-profit vendors, so they can data-mine and develop their software products.
Our press release is here and below, along with links to the legal briefs. The lawsuit contends that these