Privacy News and Views for July 28

Posted by on July 28, 2017 in News and Updates | 0 comments

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July 28th Update:

Government Surveillance

Bipartisan Senators Introduce Bill To Stop Police From Snooping On People Without A Warrant | The Daily Caller

Senate bill would stop police from obtaining emails and location data without a warrant | The Verge

Bipartisan Senate legislation would modernize digital privacy | Endgadget

US Surveillance Makes Privacy Shield Invalid | Human Rights Watch

Trump White House Plans to Revive Privacy Board | US News and World Report

Sen. Wyden Seeks Info on Email Intel Collection | Broadcasting & Cable

Trump voting commission wins right to collect state voter data | Ars Technica

President Trump’s voting commission again asks states for voter data, vows to protect records | Washington Post

Corporate Surveillance

Roomba’s Next Big Step Is Selling Maps of Your Home to the Highest Bidder | Gizmodo

Your Roomba May Be Mapping Your Home, Collecting Data That Could Be Sold | New York Times

These cheap phones come at a price — your privacy | C|Net

Something Big Brother Would Love? A Company Will Implant Microchips in Employees | Fortune

Microchip Implants for Employees? One Company Says Yes | New York Times

Remember, You Are Being Tracked | The Telegram

Data Security

Stick with Security: FTC to Provide Additional Insights on Reasonable Data Security Practices | FTC.gov

Data Breaches In U.S. Allegedly Increasing at Record Pace  | Bloomberg Privacy and Data Security

EU-U.S. Privacy Shield – What’s Its Future? | Lexology

Students’ and Minors’ Privacy

We tested apps for children. Half failed to protect their data.  | Washington Post

Geolocation Privacy

Illinois Makes Moves on Geolocation Privacy | Lexology

Biometric Privacy

Mariano’s, Kimpton Hotels sued over alleged collection of biometric data: ‘It’s something very personal’   Chicago Tribune

This Week in Data Breaches

Kansas data breach gives hackers access to millions of Social Security numbers | Lawrence Journal World

Every Swedish car owners’ details may have leaked in explosive IT failure | ZDNet

Sweden data leak ‘a disaster’, says PM | BBC.com

Hack on Italy’s largest bank affects 400,000 customers | BBC.com

Wells Fargo Accidentally Releases Trove of Data on Wealthy Clients | New York Times