Privacy News for March 12, 2021

Students’ and Minors’ Privacy

Scholars Under Surveillance: How Campus Police Use High Tech to Spy on Students | EFF

The Guardian view on Covid and civil liberties: keeping a close watch on government | The Guardian

Virus Test Order for Utah Schools Invades Privacy, Suit Says | Bloomberg Law

Government Surveillance

Protesting in the Age of Mass Surveillance | EFF

Full Fourth Circuit Split on Baltimore Aerial Police Surveillance | Courthouse News Service

Completed Surveillance Plane Waits Constitutionality Verdict | Governing

Seattle’s Surveillance Contractor Has History of Illegal Sales, Bribery, Worrying Privacy Advocates | The Seattle Times

Biometric Privacy

UN economist makes case for biometric vaccine passport adoption by developing nations |

Civil Rights Activists Sue to Stop Clearview AI Data Scraping | Government Technology


The Cybersecurity 202: FBI Renews Attack on Encryption ahead of Another Possible Attack on the Capitol | The Washington Post

Intel, Microsoft join DARPA effort to accelerate fully homomorphic encryption | CSO

This Week in Data Breaches and Leaks

Hackers Breach Thousands of Security Cameras, Exposing Tesla, Jails, Hospitals | Bloomberg

Massive camera hack exposes the growing reach and intimacy of U.S. surveillance | The Seattle Times

Millions Affected by Global Airline Data Breach | Travel Pulse

Government Briefed on Breach of At Least 30,000 Microsoft Exchange Servers | SC Media

The Accellion Breach Keeps Getting Worse–and More Expensive | WIRED

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