Privacy News and Views for June 29


CA Gov. Jerry Brown signs law to give consumers broad privacy rights | C|Net

Good News! The Privacy Wins Keep Coming | Wired

Government Surveillance

Supreme Court restricts police on cellphone location data | Reuters

Carpenter v. United States (Decided June 22, 2018) (Infographic) | Subscript Law

In Ruling on Cellphone Location Data, Supreme Court Makes Statement on Digital Privacy | New York Times

The Supreme Court Just Greatly Strengthened Digital Privacy | Wired

What’s Next for the Reasonable Expectation of Privacy? | Slate / Future Tense

Gorsuch’s dissent in ‘Carpenter’ case has implications for the future of privacy | The Hill

The latest Supreme Court decision is being hailed as a big victory for digital privacy. It’s not. | Vox

Corporate Surveillance

‘Deceived by Design:’ Google and Facebook Accused of Manipulating Users Into Giving Up Their Data | Fortune

Facebook’s Latest Problem: It Can’t Track Where Much of the Data Went | Wall Street Journal

The GDPR and Browser Fingerprinting: How It Changes the Game for the Sneakiest Web Trackers | Electronic Frontier Foundation

Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint suspend selling of customer location data after prison officials were caught misusing it | Washington Post

AT&T, Sprint, Verizon to Stop Sharing Customer Location Data With Third Parties | Krebs on Security

Privacy Self-Defense

Mozilla’s new Firefox service can tell users if they’re a victim of a data breach | TechRepublic

Students’ and Minors’ Privacy

Beyond FERPA: Five Tips For Protecting Student Data | Education Week

With GDPR in Place, US Higher Education Institutions Face Their Own Challenges | Corporate Counsel

Smile and Say “Cheese” — When is a Photo an Educational Record under FERPA? | Data Privacy & Security Insider

Cybersecurity and Privacy

Thermostats, Locks and Lights: Digital Tools of Domestic Abuse | New York Times

Biometric Privacy

Facial recognition software is not ready for use by law enforcement | TechCrunch

Podcast: The Golden State Killer and Genetic Privacy | National Constitutional Center

Law and Regulation

Oregon Supreme Court Adopts Use Restrictions on Nonresponsive Data for Computer Warrants | Volokh Conspiracy
“We thus conclude that the state should not be permitted to use information obtained in a computer search if the warrant did not authorize the search for that information, unless some other warrant exception applies.”

Anthony Kennedy’s retirement may have huge consequences for privacy | Wired

Sen. Blumenthal Preps U.S. Version of EU Privacy Framework | Multichannel News

Connecticut Expands Consumer Protections Against Identity Theft and Data Breaches | Data Privacy & Security Insider

New Arizona bill holds businesses accountable during data breaches | ABC15-Phoenix (AZ)

How should we regulate blockchain? It depends on which country you ask | Fortune

This Week in Data Breaches

Massive data leak could affect nearly all American adults, security researcher says | Mercury News

Adidas data breach may have hit millions of customers | Los Angeles Times

TaskRabbit says data breach affected 3.75 million app users and contractors | San Francisco Business Times

Hundreds of Hotels Affected by Data Breach at Hotel Booking Software Provider | Bleeping Computer

Comcast suffers another possible data breach | Fierce Cable

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