Privacy News and Views for September 29

Featured A History of FISA Section 702 Compliance Violations | Open Technology Institute (Interactive Timeline) Government Surveillance Most Americans think the government could be monitoring their phone calls and emails | Pew Research Center US Homeland security will start collecting social media info on all immigrants October 18th | Gizmodo People Are Worried About DHS Plans To Gather Social Media Info | Buzzfeed DC appeals court rules...

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Privacy News and Views for September 22

Featured: Institutional Lack of Candor | Demand Progress   “A primer on recent unauthorized activity by the Intelligence Community.” At multiple junctures, the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) has identified serious compliance problems with Section 702 of Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, often based on the government’s repeated inability to follow basic rules that are supposed to protect Americans. Libraries...

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Privacy News and Views for September 15

Featured: Equifax (…a data breach so large it couldn’t be limited to just one week.) On the Equifax Data Breach | Schneier on Security  Finally, Some Answers From Equifax to Your Data Breach Questions | New York Times  The Equifax hacks are a case study in why we need better data breach laws | Vox Equifax’s Instructions Are Confusing. Here’s What to Do Now. | New York Times How to protect yourself from that massive Equifax...

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Privacy News and Views for September 8

Featured: This Week in Data Breaches: Equifax Data of 143 million Americans — nearly half the country — exposed in Equifax hack | Baltimore Sun Credit reporting firm Equifax says data breach could potentially affect 143 million US consumers | CNBC News How To Protect Yourself From That Massive Equifax Breach | Wired Cybersecurity Incident & Important Consumer Information | Equifax  Equifax asks consumers for personal info, even after...

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