Privacy News for November 22

Biometrics Privacy

AWS Sued Under Illinois Biometric Privacy Rules for Providing Third-Party Storage |


Why End-to-End Encryption is Here to Stay | Forbes

Exclusive: Interpol Plans to Condemn Encryption Spread, Citing Predators, Sources Say | The New York Times

Microsoft Says Yes to Future Encrypted DNS Requests in Windows | ArsTechnica

What is Homomorphic Encryption? And Why is it so Transfromative? | Forbes

Google Cloud Sets Out New Encryption Controls as it Looks to Grow in Europe | ZDNet

Laws, Regulations, and Legislation

Bipartisan Bill Would Limit Police Use of Facial Recognition Technology | FindBiometrics

New Jersey Amps up Focus on Privacy and Cybersecurity | Ad Law Access

Norway Would Monitor Encryption Tech Under New Strategy | Bloomberg Law

Thought Pieces

The New Surveillance State | American Thinker

Data Security Breaches: Statistics You Need to Know | Forbes

This Week in Data Breaches and Leaks

Macy’s Customer Payment Info Stolen in Magecart Data Breach | BleepingComputer

‘Magic: the Gathering Game Maker Exposed 452,000 Players’ Account Data | TechCrunch

Data Breach may Affect more than 500 Fairfax County Police Employees, Official Says | The Washington Post

College Station Stops Online Utility Payments while Investigating Data Breach | KBTX

Phineas Fisher Offers $100,000 Bounty to Hack Banks and Oil Companies | Vice

Extensive Personal Health Information Exposed in Solar Medical Data Breach | SC Magazine

PayMyTab Data Leak Exposes Personal Information Belonging to Mobile Diners | ZDNet

Privacy Tools

DuckDuckGo Will Automatically Encrypt More Sites you Visit | WIRED

Best Practices: Resurgence of Encrypted Thumb Drives Shows Value of Offline Backups | Security Boulevard

Why You Should Never Reuse a Password | Tom’s Guide

ProtonMail Review | TechSpot