Privacy News and Views for December 8

Featured Libraries and the Fight for Privacy | Cor Lehane, Huffington Post Government Surveillance Lawmakers Tie FISA Data Disclosures to Section 702 Reauthorization |  The District Sentinel The White House just bought four more months for NSA reauthorization | The Verge Warrantless surveillance can continue even if law expires, officials say | The New York Times These Are the Technology Firms Lining Up To Build Trump’s “Extreme Vetting”...

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Privacy News and Views for December 1

Featured: Brooklyn, Queens, and New York Public Libraries Launch a New Digital Privacy Initiative | Choose Privacy Week ALA joins the ACLU and 35 other nonprofit and civil society groups to sign a letter urging Congress to reject the “FISA Amendments Reauthorization Act of 2017,” which would expand Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, and other surveillance authorities. Featured: Carpenter v. United States This...

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Privacy News and Views for November 17

Featured Criminals make student data public in escalating demands for ransom | NBC News Government Surveillance Sessions: Surveillance Reform Could Be ‘Exceedingly Damaging’ to National Security | NextGov.com The NSA should delete its trove of data on Americans | The Atlantic Corporate Surveillance TV stations are about to track you and sell targeted ads, just like Google and Facebook | Washington Post New FCC Regulation Raises...

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Privacy News and Views for November 10

Featured Minimize your library’s future data breach | OIF Blog; “It goes without saying that every library should do everything they can to safeguard each user’s privacy. But in the event that a breach or data theft occurs, it will be better if the information that is there isn’t more comprehensive than is absolutely necessary.” We must not let big tech threaten our security, freedoms and democracy  (Editorial by Sen. Al...

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Privacy News and Views for November 3

Featured: Your Data Is Being Manipulated | danah boyd  (full text) Government Surveillance ALA joins 26 orgs to urge Congress to oppose the USA LIBERTY Act unless  the “backdoor search” loophole is closed | Demand Progress A Chance to Control Domestic Spying | The New Republic Treasury’s Turf War Over Domestic Spying | Just Security Corporate Surveillance App developer access to iPhone X face data spooks some privacy experts |...

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Privacy News and Views for October 27

Privacy News and Views for October 27

Featured: Libraries and Privacy ALERT: Library patrons in 10 western Wisconsin counties affected in data breach | 25News Securing Patron Privacy  |ALCTS Webinar Government Surveillance Exclusive: U.S. widens surveillance to include ‘homegrown violent extremists’ |Reuters US Begins Collecting Social Media Information from Immigrants | Voice of America New DHS Social Media Retention Practices Threaten Privacy, Freedom of Expression |...

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