Privacy News and Views for March 2


Privacy for Whom? | The New Inquiry

Two new books show that for the poor, privacy has never been on offer.

Government Surveillance

U.S. Supreme Court wrestles with Microsoft data privacy fight | Reuters

Europe seeks power to seize overseas data in challenge to tech giants | Reuters

Student Privacy/Libraries and Privacy

We can, but should we? When trends challenge our professional values | American Libraries

Corporate Surveillance

AI tool scans privacy notices to inform users on data collection | IAPP

Privacy Self-Defense

How to turn off Facebook’s face recognition features | Wired

Privacy Tip #128 – Basic Smartphone Settings to Thwart Hackers | Data Privacy & Security Insider

Encryption and Security

Apple Moves Chinese iCloud Encryption Keys to China, Worrying Privacy Advocates | Gizmodo

Law and Regulation

Bill seeking to protect consumers from Equifax-like data breach passes Unicameral | WJAG / Norfolk (NE)

 This Week in Data Breaches

Understanding Data Breaches as National Security Threats | Lawfare

Equifax finds an additional 2.4 million Americans impacted by 2017 breach | CNBC

Data breach may have put Pa. teachers’ personal information at risk | PennLive/Patriot-News (Harrisburg, PA)

ShopRite pharmacy security breach affects 10K customers |

Stolen laptop compromises data of Houston’s health plan | Health Data Management

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