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.
Government Surveillance Victory: California Orders State Audit of Automated License Plate Readers | EFF NSA Improperly Collected U.S. Phone Records a Second Time | The Wall Street Journal Surveillance Technologies Governments use to Spy on You | TechNadu Our Government
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.
This week’s privacy news: Privacy advocates and Silicon Valley establish their battle lines over the proposed US Privacy Framework, Senators investigate apps marketing to children, learn how car makers and police are tracking your car’s every move, surveillance capitalism, encryption, a big data leak from healthcare.gov and more.
In this week’s privacy news: automating inequality, PrivacyCon 2019 AI & data ethics, 20 years of COPPA and protecting children’s privacy, Tim Cook calls out the data-industrial complex, his (and others!) call for US privacy regs & more privacy news and opinion.