Privacy News for November 20

Privacy and the Pandemic

The Hot New Covid Tech is Wearable and Constantly Tracks You | The New York Times

Data Breach Affects 10,000 Tested for COVID-19 in Delaware | WHYY

Government Surveillance

Government Surveillance by Data | The New York Times

Seven Years on, Congressional Oversight of National Security Agency Policies is Still a Slog | Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

‘You Have Zero Privacy’ Says an Internal RCMP [Royal Canadian Mounted Police] Presentation. Inside the Force’s Web Spying Program | The Tyee

Surveillance, Reeducation and the Office of Honesty: How China Tames its People [book review] | The Washington Post

Biometric Privacy

DHS Plans to Start Collecting Eye Scans and DNA — With the Help of Defense Contractors | The Intercept

CBP Proposes Eliminating Age Restrictions and Opt-Out Policies for Non-Citizen Biometric Data Collection | NextGov

Students’ and Minors’ Privacy

Encryption, Privacy and Children’s Right to Protection from Harm | UNICEF

This Week in Data Breaches and Leaks

Data of 27 Million Texas Drivers Compromised in Breach | BankInfoSecurity

Mercy Iowa City Reports Data Breach, Over 60,000 Iowans Affected | ABC News KCRG

350,000 People Exposed in Capcom Data Breach — What to do Now | Tom’s Guide