Privacy News for September 14

Featured: Minors’ and Students’ Privacy

New Mexico AG Files Lawsuit Alleging Tech Companies Illegally Track Children | Government Technology

FBI Raises Alarm on Ed Tech and Student Data Privacy, Security | Education Week

How Game Apps That Captivate Kids Have Been Collecting Their Data | New York Times

Corporate Surveillance

Google Knows Where You’ve Been, but Does It Know Who You Are? | New York Times

AT&T and Verizon want to manage your identity across websites and apps | Ars Technica

For Most Americans, Personal Data Privacy Now Rivals The Bill Of Rights | MediaPost

In today’s homes, consumers are willing to sacrifice privacy for convenience | The Washington Post

The Privacy Paradox: The Right to Be Forgotten, But the Wish to Be Remembered | AdWeek

What It’s Like to Download Your Facebook Data  | The Atlantic

How Seattle Is Tackling Privacy Problems in Today’s Digital Age | Government Technology

Encryption

States are flouting right to encrypted messaging: U.N. expert | Reuters

Biometric and Genetic Privacy

23andMe cuts off the DNA app ecosystem it created | Wired

Law and Regulation

Microsoft Lays Out Cross-Border Data Access Principles | Bloomberg

Internet group backs ‘national’ data privacy approach | Reuters

States Loom as a Regulatory Threat to Tech Giants | Wall Street Journal

New Guide on State Data Breach Laws | Security Boulevard

Google back in court arguing against a global ‘right to be forgotten’ | TechCrunch

Google Case Asks: Can Europe Export Privacy Rules World-Wide? | Wall Street Journal

Right to be forgotten key to regulatory scrutiny of internet giants | The Irish Times

“Bulk interception” by GCHQ (and NSA) violated human rights charter, European court rules | Ars Technica

UK’s mass surveillance regime violated human rights law, finds ECHR | TechCrunch

This Week in Data Breaches

380,000 Passengers Affected By ‘Malicious’ British Airways Hack | Forbes

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