Privacy News and Views for September 15

Featured: Equifax (…a data breach so large it couldn’t be contained 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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Privacy News and Views for August 25

Featured: A Judge Said The Government Can Search Data About A Trump Protest Website, But Under His Supervision  | Buzzfeed ALA, FTRF join over 60 public interest and civil liberties groups in sending a letter to Attorney General Sessions expressing concern over the Justice Department’s demand for information associated with a protest-organizing website. Read the coalition press release. India Supreme Court rules privacy a ‘fundamental...

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Privacy News and Views for August 18

Featured:  Department of Justice Seeks Records of 1.3 Million Visitors to Anti-Trump Website We fight for the users | “For the past several months, DreamHost has been working with the Department of Justice to comply with legal process, including a Search Warrant (PDF) seeking information about one of our customers’ websites. At the center of the requests is disruptj20.org, a website that organized participants of political protests...

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Privacy News and Views for August 11

Featured: Nevada Implements Law that Requires Notice for Collection of Personal Information | Data Privacy and Security Insider Government Surveillance What’s Wrong with Airport Face Recognition? | ACLU of Northern California New Rule Exempts FBI From Disclosing Its Biometric Database To Americans |  International Business Times Corporate Surveillance Windows 10 privacy: You’re happy for us to collect your data, says Microsoft |...

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