In this week’s privacy news update: the big FaceApp shakeup, student data exposed in Maryland, and the Australian encryption ban debacle deepens.
In this week’s privacy news update: FBI and ICE mining state driver’s license photo databases for facial recognition searches, Australia’s anti-encryption law used to bypass journalistic protections, tourists visiting China caught up in surveillance dragnet, and more.
In this week’s privacy news update: retail facial biometric trials, class action against Amazon regarding Alexa recordings, and looking back on the role of Encryption in the Revolutionary War.
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In this week’s privacy news: efforts to close HIPAA gaps, end warrantless surveillance, and stop data breeches. Also: a bunch of privacy tools.
In this week’s privacy news update: license plate and traveler images exposed, Biometric monitoring begins in the Bahamas, and a report on the inscrutability of privacy policies.
In this week’s privacy news update: US seeks social media details from Visa applicants, tracking ads shown to be of little benefit, and strict state privacy bills gain ground.
In this privacy news update: photo sets from the Brainwash Café, Snapchat employees spy on users, and Germany dreams of encryption backdoors.
In this privacy news update: a VR experience for keeping an eye on Big Brother, Baltimore falls prey to ransomware, and much ado about facial recognition.
Consumer data privacy is having a moment: several bills have recently been introduced to Congress, while federal agencies and state legislatures are also working on the issue.