Privacy News for March 27

Privacy During the Pandemic

Tracking the Trackers: Coronavirus Surveillance Around the World | Forbes

As Coronavirus Surveillance Escalates, Personal Privacy Plummets | The New York Times

How Coronavirus Might Help Surveillance Boom | Vice

Governments Haven’t Shown Location Surveillance Would Help Contain COVID-19 | EFF

Location Surveillance to Counter COVID-19: Efficacy is What Matters [blog] | Lawfare

Government Efforts to Track Virus Through Phone Location Data Complicated by Privacy Concerns | The Washington Post

Europe Eyes Smartphone Location Data to Stem Virus Spread | The New York Times

The Pandemic Surveillance State | International Policy Digest

Coronavirus Technology Carries Troubling Side Effects for Privacy, Press Freedom | Voice of America

In the Battle Against Coronavirus, Personal Privacy is at Risk | CNN

COVID-19 Surveillance Must not be used as an Excuse to Entrench Surveillance | JustSecurity

Coronavirus Lockdowns Trigger Privacy-Disrupting Location Tracking | InfoSecurity

Students’ and Minors’ Privacy

Privacy and the Online Pivot | Inside Higher Ed

Biometric Privacy

Washington State Passes Bill Limiting Government Use of Facial Recognition | Inside Privacy

Covid-19 Spurs Facial Recognition Tracking, Privacy Fears | ThreatPost

The Rise of the Bio-Surveillance State | New Statesman

Laws, Regulations, and Legislation

FERPA and COVID-19 Virus DOE Guidelines | JDSupra

Coronavirus Pandemic Changes how your Privacy is Protected | CNet

EU Privacy Chiefs Say Data Laws Don’t Hinder Virus Fight | Bloomberg


A Keyboard Encryption App Used to Skirt Coronavirus Censorship was Removed by Apple in China | Quartz

This Week in Data Breaches and Leaks

Norwegian Cruise Line hit by Data Breach as COVID-19 Continues to Impact Travel Industry | Forbes

Healthcare Data Breach: Medical Device Manufacturer Discloses Phishing Attack [Tandem Diabetes Care] | The Daily Swig

RNC Rehires Firm Responsible for Massive Data Breach | Politico


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