Privacy News for July 2nd, 2021

Government Surveillance

Facial recognition tech has been widely used across the US government for years, a new report shows | CNN

Watchdog: 10 Government Agencies Deployed Clearview AI Facial Recognition Tech | NextGov

Not even the government knows the full extent of how government is using facial recognition | Marketplace

NSA surveillance program still raises privacy concerns years after exposure, member of privacy watchdog says | The Washington Post

Privacy Watchdog Board’s Secret Report on N.S.A. System Fell Short, Member Says | The New York Times

Facial Recognition Technology: Federal Law Enforcement Agencies Should Better Assess Privacy and Other Risks | General Accounting Office

Myrtle Beach Police Use Controversial Facial Recognition Tool | Governing

Study shows another annual increase in global internet surveillance | Education Technology

Surveillance Capitalism

I spy: are smart doorbells creating a global surveillance network? | The Guardian

Biometric Privacy

Victory! Biden Administration Rescinds Dangerous DHS Proposed Rule to Expand Biometrics Collection | EFF

New York City Enacts Biometrics Law For Food And Drink Establishments, Entertainment Venues, And Retail Stores | Mondaq

TikTok Quietly Updated Its Privacy Policy to Collect Users’ Biometric Data | NewsNationUSA

Canadian liquor and cannabis retailers’ biometrics use found inappropriate |

Laws, Regulations, and Legislation

Maine passes the strongest state facial recognition ban yet | The Verge


The Role of Encryption in Protecting LGBTQ+ Community Members | Dark Reading

This Week in Data Breaches and Leaks

Microsoft says new breach discovered in probe of suspected SolarWinds hackers | Reuters

LinkedIn denies data breach that reportedly affected 700 million users | The Economic Times

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