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Privacy News for September 14

FBI and AGs warn about big tech data mining children; Google tracking; the (consumer) privacy paradox; internet companies lobby for national law to preempt stronger state privacy regs, EU rules that UK surveillance violates human rights, and 380,000 British Airways customers’ data is lost in the wind in this week’s privacy news.

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Privacy News and Views for September 7

In this week’s news update: Balancing analytics and patron privacy; teaching facial recognition software to scan for skin tones; privacy at the movies; using facial recognition and social media to spy on students; big tech goes after privacy laws and regulations; remembering the Equifax breach, and more privacy in the news.

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Privacy News for August 31st

In this week’s privacy news: China rules with data & surveillance, beware of techcos bearing privacy law, the age of privacy nilhilism, CBP and TSA ramping up facial rec at airports, Yahoo & Mastercard reading our email, legislators consider data privacy proposals, the fight over California’s privacy law, this week’s flock of data breaches, & more.

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Privacy News and Views for August 17

Google, mobile apps, license plate readers, nannycams, body-scanners on your daily commute: this week’s privacy news is all about how They’ll be Watching You. Plus the data arms race, privacy by design, the privacy activists who took on Silicon Valley and won, yet another government data breach, and more.

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Privacy News and Views for August 10

In this week’s privacy news: Where does the data go when TSA and the airline scans your face? Plus: Facebook partners with your bank (financial data, anyone?), school websites tracking students and parents, big tech’s growing love for privacy regulation, a Supreme Court nominee’s views on privacy, & more.

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