This week in privacy: Alarms are raised about facial recognition and surveillance, free VPNs aren’t so private, considering what’s needed in U.S. privacy law, a Supreme Court nominee’s views on the Fourth Amendment, the usual round of data breaches, and more.
In this week’s privacy news: the NSA dumps records it wasn’t authorized to receive, big tech goes after CA’s new privacy law, Smart TVs, Facebook, Google and genealogy sites overshare, a data breach in Connecticut results in $1.4 million in lost college savings, plus other news about privacy and surveillance.
In this week’s privacy news: a court victory for data privacy, California’s sweeping new privacy law, how social media deceives by design, student privacy, lost Facebook data, data breaches galore, plus more.
Beginning this week, the American Library Association’s “Choose Privacy” website has a new look and a new URL — chooseprivacyeveryday.org — which emphasizes the importance of preserving patron privacy and data security in today’s libraries every day of the year.
This week’s privacy news: surveillance cameras in the cities and on the border, the feds’ new biometric database, scholars & ‘Big Data,’ how user agreements are betraying you, Facebook and youth data collection, Apple closes an encryption loophole, a librarian sues Equifax and wins, & more.