Privacy News and Views for March 16


Make A Giant Leap for Patron Privacy: Prepare For Choose Privacy Week 2018 With A Free Webinar On Library Privacy Audits | Choose Privacy Week

Let’s Encrypt takes free “wildcard” certificates live | Ars Technica

Government Surveillance

TSA accused of searching domestic travelers’ devices with no warrant | Ars Technica

How ICE may be able to access license-plate data from sanctuary cities and use it for arrests | Slate

Students’ and Minors’ Privacy

An American University Is Spying On Students to Predict Dropouts. Here’s What That Says About Big Data in the U.S. | Fortune

Colleges are still trying to grasp meaning of Europe’s new digital privacy law: European Rules (and Big Fines) for American Colleges | Inside Higher Ed

Libraries and Privacy

The Right to Be Forgotten and Implications on Digital Collections: A Survey of ARL Member Institutions on Practice and Policy | College and Research Libraries

Privacy Self-Defense

The One Thing That Protects a Laptop After It’s Been Stolen | New York Times

How to encrypt your text messages for private conversations on iPhone and Android | CNBC


As Google’s Deadline for Web Encryption Looms, Many State and Local Websites Don’t Meet the Standard | Government Technology

Law and Regulation

Weighing Privacy Vs. Security For The Internet’s Address Book | Wired

Data breach victims can sue Yahoo in the United States: judge | Reuters

This Week in Data Breaches

Thousands may be victim to LCS data breach | WCTV (Tallahassee, FL)

BJC HealthCare Notifies Patients Of Massive Data Breach | Patch (St. Louis, MO)

Data Breach Left Millions of Israeli Kids’ Pictures Vulnerable to Hacking | Haaretz

Security breach affects employees, family members | Columbia Chronicle

Florida Virtual School students, teachers and parents may be victims of massive data breach |WFLA (Orlando, FL)


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