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.
This week in the news: #ChoosePrivacy at ALA Annual, disparate impacts of surveillance, another Facebook Oopsie (or two), states are regulating to protect data privacy, and a scary new federal database collecting our personal information.
Big Data, learning analytics, data literacy, cybersecurity, and protecting patron privacy: it’s all on the agenda at this year’s ALA Annual Meeting in New Orleans. Here is the current list of privacy-related meetings, programs, and events taking place in the Morial Convention Center June 20 – June 26.
The week’s privacy news: what GDPR means for libraries (& you!), Apple sees increase in NSL #surveillance, Twitter blocking underage users, bad news for PGP, blockchain in libraries, and more.
Happy GDPR Day for those residing in the EU! This week’s #privacy news looks at the GDPR and its impact, the Border Patrol’s expanded search & seizure rights, corporate location data surveillance, facial recognition as a school discipline tool, encryption debates, and more.
This week’s #privacy news: Supremes uphold 4th Amendment rights in rental car search, debates on FERPA and student privacy, data leaks at Facebook & Chili’s, tracking firm reveals location of every smartphone user in US, encryption backdoors, eFail, and more.