Mayor Hickenlooper wants database to help track kids' trends

The Denver Post


Beyond privacy, University of California, Berkeley law professor Chris Hoofnagle worries that teachers, case workers and volunteers will rely too heavily on the computer.

"Instead of sitting down with a student and asking her about her problems, the first step is to go to the computer," said Hoofnagle, director of Information Privacy Programs at the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology. "How do you handle a conflict between what the student tells you and what the computer tells you?"