Privacy News and Views for April 27


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FTC Seeks Comment on Proposed Amendment to Privacy Act Notices | FTC

The Guardian view on privacy online: a human right (Editorial) | The Guardian

Government Surveillance

Cross-Border Data Sharing Under the CLOUD Act | Congressional Research Service

Microsoft Supreme Court Case May Be Over But Challenges Persist | Bloomberg Law

The CLOUD Act: Potential thunderstorms on the data privacy frontier | Lexology

Corporate Surveillance

Meet the Professor Who’s Warning the World About Facebook and Google | Chronicle of Higher Education

Who Has More of Your Personal Data Than Facebook? Try Google | Wall Street Journal

Security Researchers Created a ‘Skill’ that Allows Alexa to Spy on You | Gizmodo

Why all your favorite apps are serving you new privacy prompts | The Washington Post

Twitter’s new privacy policy: Here’s what we do with your data | C|Net

Twitter’s updated privacy policy sheds light on just what happens to your data | Digital Trends

13 Going on Old Enough to Share Your Personal Data | Slate

Americans don’t trust tech companies on data privacy | Axios

Why we need a ‘privacy label’ on the internet | Politico

Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, and Humanity’s Future: An Interview with Evan Selinger | Daniel Solove, LinkedIn

Students’ and Minors’ Privacy

WhatsApp raises minimum age to 16 in Europe ahead of GDPR | The Guardian

Amid privacy changes, Facebook will still treat US teens as adults | The Star

5 things every K-12 employee should do to protect student data | eSchool News

What Happens to Student Data Privacy When Chinese Firms Acquire U.S. Edtech Companies? | EdSurge

Biometric Privacy

Google takes aim at Illinois privacy law | Crain’s Chicago Business

Biometrics and the law: Police try to unlock phone with dead man’s fingerprint | TechRepublic

Viewpoint: The pitfalls of India’s biometric ID scheme | BBC News

Law and Regulation

There’s a New Bill to Regulate Facebook and Google’s Data Collection | Slate

Delaware Ramps Up Data Breach Compliance Mandates | Bloomberg Law

European Regulators Ask if Facebook Is Taking Too Much Data | The New York Times

Virginia Supreme Court Sees Through Police Claim That License Plate Data Isn’t ‘Personal’ | ACLU

What will be the impact of GDPR on location data? | Geospatial World


Critics are slamming the new iMessage-like feature coming soon to all Android phones for not being secure | Business Insider

Facebook: The Continuing Saga

The Facebook Fallacy: Privacy Is Up to You | The New York Times

Facebook in the Spotlight: Dataism vs. Privacy | Jurist

Competition Is at the Heart of Facebook’s Privacy Problem | Wired

Facebook says you are NOT the product — and points in a different direction | MarketWatch

Facebook Has Hosted Stolen Identities and Social Security Numbers for Years | Motherboard

Survey: Most Facebook Users Don’t Expect Much Privacy | Fast Company

RFIDs and Privacy

Hackers built a ‘master key’ for millions of hotel rooms | ZDNet


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