Google halts scanning of Apps for Education accounts

Google says it is no longer mining the accounts of Google Apps for Education users for advertising data. Revealing the new policy in a blog post Tuesday, Bram Bout, director of Google for Education, also said that Google has removed a toggle to enable and disable ads in the Apps for Education Administrator console. Removing the toggle means that ads in the Apps for Education suite are now automatically turned off, and administrators cannot turn them back on.

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