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 July 7, 2017 (The ICYMI Edition)

This week’s edition of Privacy  News and Views  covers the past two weeks of privacy news, due to a hiatus for  ALA’s Annual Conference and the Fourth of July holiday. Government Surveillance How the government can read your email | Politico Spy agencies seek permanent authority for contested surveillance program | Washington Post The Supreme Court Phone Location Case Will Decide the Future of Privacy | Motherboard Color of...

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Privacy News and Views, June 3 – 10

Featured: Privacy @ ALA Annual 2017 | Choose Privacy Week FTC Announces Third PrivacyCon, Calls for Presentations | FTC Government Surveillance U.S. Supreme Court to settle major cellphone privacy case | Reuters Supreme Court Will Decide If Your Mobile Phone Location Data Is Private | Consumer Reports Privacy in the cellphone age | New York Times (editorial) Intel agencies want to make the most controversial foreign surveillance rule...

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Privacy News and Views May 20-26

Featured: Protecting Patron Privacy: A LITA Guide     Great new publication offers practical privacy guidance for libraries of all kinds and features chapters on privacy in libraries, privacy law and regulation, data collection, retention, use, and protection, privacy instruction for patrons and staff, and protecting privacy while using social networks, RFID, and other technologies.         Broadband...

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Privacy News and Views May 13-19

Student Data Privacy Protecting Privacy in a Postsecondary Student Data System | New America Big data in education: Balancing research needs and student privacy | Report from the National Academy of Education New Congressional push for student outcomes data | Politico Government Surveillance Feds use anti-terror tool to hunt the undocumented | Detroit News Corporate Surveillance The True Costs of Selling Out Our Privacy   | InfoSecurity...

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Data Privacy Day 2017

Today is Data Privacy Day, an annual effort sponsored by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) to educate individuals about protecting their personal information and managing their privacy.  It also strives to helping organizations understand why good data privacy practices are an important part of protecting their clients, customers, and users. The NCSA provides numerous resources to help educate both individuals, organizations, and...

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