Privacy News for October 9

Privacy and the Pandemic

Coronavirus Tracking Apps: Normalizing Surveillance During States of Emergency | Peace Research Institute Oslo

How Schools are Navigating Privacy Concerns in COVID-19 Contact Tracing | EducationDive

Students’ and Minors’ Privacy

Surveillance Technology is not the Way to Get Kids Safely Back to School | Marketplace

Government Surveillance

The IRS is Being Investigated for Using Location Data without a Warrant | Vice

Activists Sue San Francisco for Wide-Ranging Surveillance of Black-Led Protests Against Police Violence | EFF

The Feds are Watching: A History of Resisting Anti-Black Surveillance | Medium

Europe has Blocked Mass State Surveillance in a Win for Human Rights and Privacy | Business Insider

Groups Urge [New Orleans] City Council to Pass Limits on Surveillance | The Lens

Biometric Privacy

Amazon Imagines a World Where you Pay with your Hand. Privacy Experts aren’t so Sure. | The Washington Post

Lawsuit Alleges Biometric Privacy Violations from Face Recognition Algorithm Training |

Laws, Regulations, and Legislation

House Version of EARN IT Act Introduced | Decipher


Orders from the Top: The EU’s Timetable for Dismantling End-to-End Encryption | EFF

The Contest to Protect Almost Everything on the Internet | The Wall Street Journal

This Week in Data Breaches and Leaks

Blackbaud Admits Bank Account Details were Lost in May Data Breach | IT Pro

Customer Records Stolen in Data Breach of Asian Food Delivery Service Chowbus | SiliconAngle

Edureka Suffered Data Breach Affecting up to 2 Million Users [in India] | Mashable

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