Re: Normally I hate the lawsuit mentality @ Triggerfish
"Real people who do not want people to know something DO NOT PUT IT ON PUBLIC FORA, "
The story is about Google using data collected from Google Apps for Education, not "PUBLIC FORA".
If the school, college or university requires students to use those apps AND Google have said they won't use that data for profiling AND THEN THEY DO, then Google have a problem, as do the users.
It's not hard for Google to link the profiling data from the Education account to the students other account(s), especially if on the same device, or just advertising at the student using their education account outside of the Apps for Education area using the collected data and profile created while in the Apps for Education systems.