Privacy News for October 26


Podcast & Video: Automating Inequality | Berkman Klein Center

FTC Announces PrivacyCon 2019 and Calls for Presentations | Federal Trade Commission

AI, Data, and Ethics

Digital rights in the era of data collection and smart city technology | The Sunlight Foundation

Establishing an AI code of ethics will be harder than people think | MIT Technology Review

Government Surveillance

Big Brother is being increasingly outsourced to Silicon Valley, says report | Fast Company

The Wildly Unregulated Practice of Undercover Cops Friending People on Facebook | The Root

Amazon Pushes ICE to Buy Its Face Recognition Surveillance Tech | The Daily Beast

Privacy expert resigns from alphabet-backed smart city project over surveillance concerns | Gizmodo (Toronto)

Corporate Surveillance

Apple chief calls for strict EU-like privacy rules, derides ‘data industrial complex’ | Los Angeles Times

Every minute for three months, GM secretly gathered data on 90,000 drivers’ radio-listening habits and locations | BoingBoing

Need medical help? Sorry, not until you sign away your privacy | MIT Technology Review

What spammers could do with your hacked Facebook data | Wired

Students’ and Minors’ Privacy

Happy 20th birthday, COPPA | Federal Trade Commission

Twenty years of children’s online privacy success provides blueprint for comprehensive public policy | The Hill

5 critical guidelines for data privacy across school districts | EdScoop

5 different ways IT directors handle student data privacy | eSchool News


About One-Fourth of Government Web Domains Still Lack Top-Level Encryption | NextGov

Privacy Self-Defense

Google is putting more privacy controls directly in search | Wired

Federal Legislation Enables Consumers to Obtain Security Freezes on Credit Reports Free of Charge | Data Privacy & Security Insider

Law and Regulation

Facebook promises to back US privacy regulation | C|Net

Three Big Battlegrounds in the Coming War Over National Privacy Legislation | ACLU

Lessons from the GDPR and CCPA for Congress | IAPP

The Big Push for a Federal Privacy Law: What Does it Mean for State Regulators? | GovTech

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