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July 29, 2020

Salon

Students fear for their data privacy after University of California invests in private equity firm

As such, some students at the University of California are concerned that — despite reassurances to the contrary — their institution’s new financial relationship with Thoma Bravo will mean their personal data can be sold or otherwise misused. “It appears that the UC may be invested — however indirectly — in the monetization of data collected from their own students,” Mustafa Hussain, a PhD candidate in Informatics at the University of California, Irvine, told Salon in a statement.

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Students fear for their data privacy after University of California invests in private equity firm

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