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.
In this week’s privacy news update: NYC Libraries lead on digital privacy, TSA ramps up use of facial recognition, a new call for student data privacy on COPPA’s anniversary, debate on a US privacy law, libraries and Facebook announce (more) data breaches, plus other privacy & surveillance news.
This week in privacy news: youth, EdTech, and privacy threats; BigTech embraces federal regulation to exclude stronger state regs; Facebook’s 1.6BN data oopsie; New Zealand extorting travelers’ passwords; and more.
Spying on our bank records for FOSTA, Big Tech wants to write the privacy rules, NTIA wants comments on consumer privacy, Delta installs facial recognition, students learn to love surveillance, Uber pays big fines for data breach, & more in this week’s privacy news.
This week’s privacy news: Surveilling journalists, monitoring activists, tracking kids online and off, facial recognition privacy woes, another credit card data breach, & more.
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.