Privacy News for July 31

Privacy and the Pandemic

A New Privacy Headache: Virginia’s COVID-19 Workplace Safety Rule is Poised to Impact Privacy | JDSupra

COVID-19 is Turning Privacy into a Corporate Reputation Issue | JDSupra

Government Surveillance

The Centuries-Long History of Racism in Surveillance Tech [podcast] | WIRED

Police Surveillance of Black Lives Matter Shows the Danger Technology Poses to Democracy | The Conversation

U.S. Congress Pushing Homeland Security for Details on Protest Surveillance | Reuters

The Age of Mass Surveillance Will Not Last Forever: The Power to End it is in Your Hands | WIRED

Students’ and Minors’ Privacy

2 More Sign on to Suit Challenging Lockport School Surveillance System | Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Biometric Privacy

Facebook Biometric Data Collection Practices Investigated by Texas AG |

Rite Aid Deployed Facial Recognition Systems in Hundreds of U.S. Stores | Reuters

CyberLink Enters Strategic Alliance with Surveillance Solution Provider LILIN [press release] | BusinessWire


New UK-Japan Trade Deal Set to Protect Business Encryption Keys | New Statesman

Call for Twitter to E2E Encrypt DMs after Hackers Read Messages | InfoSecurity

HIPAA Settlement Highlights Importance of Mobile Device Encryption | JDSupra

Encryption Under ‘Full-Frontal Nuclear Assault’ by U.S. Bills [interview] | Threatpost

Why You Should Stop Using Facebook Messenger | Forbes

Guide to Encryption & Decryption of Data in Python | Anayltics India

This Week in Data Breaches and Leaks

Around 43 Million User Records Belonging to Two Online Platforms [Hurb and] Leaked on Darknet for Free | Cyble

Nonprofits Respond to Blackbaud Data Breach |

Blackbaud Data Breach: Do You Need to Notify Affected Individuals or EU Data Protection Authorities? | JDSupra

Over Half of [UK] Universities Suffered a Data Breach in Past Year | InfoSecurity

Dave Security Breach Exposes 7.5M Users’ Data | BankingDive

Alcohol Delivery Service Drizly Confirms Data Breach | TechCrunch

So Much for the Decentralized Internet | The Atlantic

CVS Pharmacy Loses 21,289 Patients’ Information after Vandalism | Becker’s Health IT

Fund Administrator for Fortress, Pimco and Others Suffers Data Breach Through Vendor | The Wall Street Journal

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