Privacy News and Views for October 6


Privacy, Security, and Digital Inequality
How Technology Experiences and Resources Vary by Socioeconomic Status, Race, and Ethnicity | Data&Society



U.S. lawmakers want to restrict internet surveillance on Americans | Reuters

Unintentional Noncompliance and the Need for Section 702 Reform | Lawfare

Apple reports record number of U.S. national security requests | CNN Tech

Congressman demands to know if DHS will collect his social media history, too | Ars Technica

FAQ: U.S. government monitoring of social media | The Identity Project

Corporate Surveillance

Your Data is Being Manipulated | danah boyd

Students and Minors’ Privacy

FTC, Department of Education Announce Workshop to Explore Privacy Issues Related to Education Technology | Federal Trade Commission

Libraries and Privacy

Library Freedom Institute to Launch Train-the-Trainers Course on Internet Privacy, Security | Library Journal


Deputy AG sounds the alarm over ‘warrant-proof’ encryption | The Hill

Wyden pushes Supreme Court to adopt email encryption standards that it currently doesn’t use | CyberScoop

Las Vegas tragedy reignites encryption debate | CNBCNews

Law and Regulation

Congressman wants U.S. to part with Europe on data privacy | NextGov

New General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to Change Emphasis of Data Protection | Limerick Post

Blunt, Capito lead measure to enhance privacy protections for domestic violence victims | The Ripon Advance (Washington D.C.)

Hazards ahead: Uptick in biometric privacy laws can put employers in hot seat | Lexology

The White House and Equifax agree: Social Security numbers should go | Bloomberg


The End of Privacy  | The New York Times

Congress: Protect the Communications Privacy of Americans | Huffington Post

The 702 Problem | The Weekly Standard

This Week in Data Breaches

Yahoo says all three billion accounts hacked in 2013 data theft | Reuters

1,200 Football Players’ Personal Data Exposed In NFL Leak | Forbes

Drive-in chain Sonic says payment cards possibly hacked | Reuters

Whole Foods suffers data breach in some stores | CNBC

Equifax underestimated by 2.5 million the number of potential breach victims | Fortune