Privacy News and Views for April 13


IFLA provides input on the challenges to the right of privacy in the digital age | IFLA

The Bargain at the Heart of the Kid Internet | The Atlantic

Corporate Surveillance

Are we headed for a pay-for-privacy world? | Publishers Weekly

The Data Economy: How we gave up on privacy | Marketplace

As Zuckerberg Smiles to Congress, Facebook Fights State Privacy Laws | Wired

How blockchain could solve the internet privacy problem | Computerworld

Facebook suspends another data analytics firm after CNBC discovers it was using tactics like Cambridge Analytica | CNBC

Facebook plans election research committee, continues data misuse investigation | USA Today

Facebook Will Now Require Authorization of Issues-Based Political Ads and Pages in the U.S. | AdWeek

Facebook broadens ad disclosures ahead of Zuckerberg testimony | Politico

Apple, Amazon and Google Also Are Bracing for Privacy Regulations | Wall Street Journal

Students’ and Minors’ Privacy

Advocates Say Google Illegally Collects Kids’ Data From YouTube | Consumer Reports

YouTube Is Improperly Collecting Children’s Data, Consumer Groups Say | New York Times

Schools Choose Not to Delete Facebook Despite Data-Privacy Worries | Education Week

Privacy Self-Defense

How to keep your ISP’s nose out of your browser history with encrypted DNS | Ars Technica

I downloaded the information that Facebook has on me. Yikes. | The New York Times

How to check if Cambridge Analytics could access your Facebook data | Wired

Regulating Facebook?

Facebook hearings didn’t move the needle on regulation | Axios

Knowledge Gap Hinders Ability of Congress to Regulate Silicon Valley | New York Times

Mark Zuckerberg’s privacy shell game | Wired

Senators propose legislation to protect the privacy of users’ online data after Facebook hearing | The Verge

Beyond Facebook: It’s High Time for Stronger Privacy Laws | Wired

Senate Dems introduce ‘privacy bill of rights’ | C|Net

Data rights are civic rights: a participatory framework for GDPR in the US? | Vox

This plan would regulate Facebook without going through Congress | The Verge

Facebook and Cambridge Analytica | Bruce Schneier

Facebook in Society

Facebook stores its data in this rural NC town, where the privacy debate is just beginning to catch on | The Washington Post

Facebook is in crisis mode. The teacher strikes show it can still serve a civic purpose. | Vox

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says he’s left Facebook over data collection | USA Today

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