Privacy News and Views for July 14

Posted by on July 14, 2017 in News and Updates | 0 comments

Featured:

Whose Speech Is Chilled by Surveillance? | Slate
Women and young people are more likely to self-censor if they think they’re being monitored.

Government Surveillance

Digital Privacy to Come Under Supreme Court’s Scrutiny | New York Times

EPIC Lawsuit – Election Commission Suspends Collection of State Voter Data | EPIC.com

Who Has Your Back?  Government Data Requests 2017  | Electronic Frontier Foundation

Corporate Surveillance

Why the Internet Knows Us Better Than We Know Ourselves |  Knowledge @ Wharton

Nearly Half of the Most Popular Websites Use the Same Software to Track You Around the Internet | Motherboard

Illinois Issues: The Battle Over Transparency And Privacy In The Digital Age  | NPR Illinois

Do digital home devices put your privacy at risk? | CBS

Broadband Privacy

States may shackle AT&T, Comcast on web data after US retreat | Houston Chronicle

Privacy in the Workplace

Article 29 Working Party published opinion on personal data processing at work  | Lexology

The Problem With Email  | IAPP News

Donald Trump Jr.’s email scandal is a cautionary tale for all American workers  | Marketwatch

Trump Campaign Is Sued Over Leaked Emails Linked to Russians | New York Times

Biometric Privacy

If you get your face scanned the next time you fly, here’s what you should know| MIT Technology Review

“Show Me Your Papers” Becomes “Open Your Eyes” as Border Sheriffs Expand Iris Surveillance  | The Intercept

Intercontinental Hotels employees file class action over fingerprint use  | Biometric Update

EPIC urges TSA to consider other options to expanding biometric identifiers for Pre-check  | Biometric Update

Encryption

The DOD Won’t Automatically Encrypt External Emails Until 2018 | NextGov

This Week in Data Breaches

Hackers have been stealing credit card numbers from Trump’s hotels for months | Washington Post

Data breach hits California Assn. of Realtors subsidiary | Los Angeles Times

Hard Rock data breach affects 11 hotels, including Chicago | Chicago Tribune