Privacy News for April 30, 2021

Privacy During the Pandemic

Pa. contact tracing data breach may have leaked personal information of 72,000 residents | Philly Voice

Dutch government pauses coronavirus app over data leak fears | ABC News

Government Surveillance

Court Chides F.B.I., but Re-Approves Warrantless Surveillance Program | The New York Times

NYPD robotic dog prompts New York Rep. Torres to draft legislation | PIX11

Police surveillance center pits Mainers versus Big Brother | Bangor Daily News

German Intelligence Puts Coronavirus Deniers Under Surveillance | The New York Times

France Proposes More Surveillance to Hunt for Potential Terrorists | The New York Times

Russia: Police target peaceful protesters identified using facial recognition technology | Amnesty International

Surveillance Capitalism

To Be Tracked or Not? Apple Is Now Giving Us the Choice. | The New York Times

Biometric Privacy

A false facial recognition match sent this innocent Black man to jail | CNN Business

Coalition of groups calls for end to facial recognition program used to identify protester at Lafayette Square | The Washington Post

No End Date For Facial Recognition Testing at Disney World | Inside the Magic

DoNotPay’s new tool makes your photos undetectable to facial recognition software | Input

TikTok hit with biometric data privacy suit under GDPR |


Daniel Kaminsky, Internet Security Savior, Dies at 42 | The New York Times

Privacy Tools and Techniques

Protecting Our Privacy: Ways and Rules | The Great Courses Daily

This Week in Data Breaches and Leaks

Musical instrument marketplace Reverb suffers data breach | The Daily Swig

‘Ghostwriter’ Disinformation Campaign Targets NATO Allies | Bank Info Security

Health Department data breach exposed info of 164,000 Wyomingites | Powell Tribune


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