Privacy News for September 25

Privacy and the Pandemic

The Virus Shot Goes in Your Arm, but Where Does Your Data Go? | Bloomberg Law

Report: State in India Leaves Data from Covid-19 Surveillance Tool Open, Risking Safety for Millions of People Across the Country | VPN Mentor

Government Surveillance

Bipartisan Representatives Demand Answers on Expired Surveillance Programs | The Hill

Federal Agencies Tapped Protesters’ Phones in Portland | The Nation

How Police Fund Surveillance Technology is Part of the Problem | EFF

Editorial: Trump Wants to Invade Your Privacy in the Name of Immigration Enforcement | Los Angeles Times

EU Companies Selling Surveillance Tools to China’s Human Rights Abusers | Amnesty International

MEPs Raise Concerns on EU Plans for Police Facial Recognition Database | EURACTIV

‘MLK/FBI’ Review: An Incendiary Documentary About the FBI’s Surveillance of the Secret Life of Martin Luther King Jr. | Variety

Biometric Privacy

CBP Biometrics Website Aims to Demystify Face Matching Service |

How to Thwart Facial Recognition and Other Surveillance | WIRED

Surveillance Capitalism

Amazon Quietly Announces Major Expansion to Neighborhood Surveillance Networks | Mashable

Amazon is Embracing Surveillance-as-a-Service | VentureBeat

Amazon’s Surveillance Cameras Fly Now – Which is Unsettling | Vox

Facebook Faces Lawsuit for Spying on Instagram Users with Camera | Privacy News Online

Laws, Regulations, and Legislation

Consolidating US Privacy Legislation: The SAFE DATA Act | IAPP

Supreme Court Review of Hacking Law Puts Cybersecurity Researchers on Alert | Wall Street Journal

The Fight Over the Fight Over California’s Privacy Future | WIRED

City of Portland Enacts Nation’s First Private-Sector Facial Recognition Ban | JDSupra

This Week in Data Breaches and Leaks

How Victims Should Respond to Widespread Blackbaud Data Breach | Breach Clarity

WhatsApp’s Encryption Hasn’t Kept it Safe from Stalkerware | Gizmodo

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