Privacy News and Views for July 27


Choose Privacy Every Day! | Knowledge Quest

Government Surveillance

Trump’s criticism of the Carter Page FISA warrant is wrong. But that doesn’t mean the FISA process is right. | NBC News

Corporate Surveillance

Amazon’s face ID tool mismatched 28 members of Congress to mugshots: ACLU | Reuters

Facebook’s grim forecast: privacy push will erode profits for years | Reuters

Ad Industry Warns Of Privacy ‘Overregulation’ | MediaPost

Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and Twitter partner for ambitious new data project | Vox

Maybe Fitness Tracking Shouldn’t Be Social After All | Slate

St. Louis Uber driver has put video of hundreds of passengers online. Most have no idea. | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

White House urges Supreme Court to scrap Google privacy settlement | Media Post

Students’ and Minors’ Privacy

Twitter is banning users who created their accounts while underage | Vox

Health Care Privacy

My Health Record: AMA says it will do ‘whatever it takes’ to ensure privacy | The Guardian

Privacy Self-Defense

How to Stop Your Smart TV From Tracking What You Watch | The New York Times

Privacy Law and Regulation

Which US states best protect privacy online? | Comparitech

The best and worst US states for protecting online privacy/ | Tech Republic

Texas judges continue to turn expungement orders into ‘right to be forgotten’ requests | TechDirt

The GDPR’s Reach on U.S. Non-Profits and Associations | Bloomberg Law

This Week in Data Breaches

LifeLock Bug Exposed Millions of Customer Email Addresses | Krebs on Security

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