Privacy News for April 10

Privacy During the Pandemic

We Mapped how the Coronavirus is Driving New Surveillance Programs Around the World | OneZero

Coronavirus Surveillance is Entering Dystopian Territory | Vanity Fair

Pandemic Data-Sharing Puts New Pressure on Privacy Protections | Bloomberg

Kushner’s Team Seeks National Coronavirus Surveillance System | Politico

Senate Democrat Presses White House on Reported Coronavirus Surveillance System Efforts | The Hill

Privacy Cannot be a Casualty of the Coronavirus | The New York Times

How to Protect Privacy When Aggregating Location Data to Fight COVID-19 | Electronic Frontier Foundation

Counterterrorism Tools Deployed Against Virus Spur Privacy Fears | Bloomberg Law

The 9/11 Playbook for Protecting Privacy | Politico

Thermal Imaging Cameras are Still Dangerous Dragnet Surveillance Cameras | EFF

Privacy Agenda Threatened in West’s Virus Fight | Politico

COVID-19, Surveillance and the Threat to Your Rights | Amnesty International

Human rights groups warn governments of privacy laws when tracking COVID-19 | ZDNet

Google Wielding its Vast Troves of Phone-Tracking Data in Virus Fight | Politico

Tracking Coronavirus: Big Data and the Challenge to Privacy | Financial Times

Coronavirus is Pushing Mass Surveillance in India, and it’s Going to Change Everything | Vice

Coronavirus is Testing the Limits of Russia’s Surveillance State | The Washington Post

Behind the global efforts to make a privacy-first coronavirus tracking app | NBC News

The Technology That Could Free America From Quarantine | The Atlantic

Government Surveillance

Surveillance Court wants FBI to Explain New Reported Shortcomings | CNN

Baltimore Hopes Surveillance Planes Lower Crime, but Residents Fear Abuse | The New York Times

Kansas’ Review of Cellphone GPS Data Raises Privacy Concerns | U.S. News & World Report

Students’ and Minors’ Privacy

Two Schoolkids Sue Google for Collecting Biometrics | Naked Security

Schools Ditch Zoom Amid Concerns over Online Learning Security | NPR


Messaging App Signal Threatens to Dump US Market if Anti-Encryption Bill Passes | PC Magazine

The Lesson We are Learning from Zoom | The New York Times

So Wait, How Encrypted are Zoom Meetings Really? | Wired

Zoom Concedes Custom Encryption is Substandard as Citizen Lab Pokes Holes in It | ZDNet

Zoom Freezes Feature Development to Fix Security and Privacy Issues | TechCrunch

Zoom Hires Security Chief as Ire Over its Encyrption Climbs | BusinessDay

Privacy Tools and Techniques

How to Keep Your Zoom Chats Private and Secure | Wired

This Week in Data Breaches and Leaks

Data Breach Report: Popular Digital Wallet App Key Ring Exposes 14 Million Users | Security Magazine

‘War Dialing’ Tool Exposes Zoom’s Password Problems | Krebs on Security

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