Privacy News and Views, June 11 – 17

Posted by on June 16, 2017 in Choose Privacy Week, News and Updates | 0 comments

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Privacy @ ALA Annual 2017 | Choose Privacy Week

The Color of Surveillance: Government Monitoring of American Immigrants |  Georgetown Law Center on Privacy & Technology
A live workshop on June 22, 2017 with available livestream

Libraries and Privacy

Privacy vs. Security:Council debates merits of library video surveillance system | Planet Princeton (NJ)

Woman says librarians know who hit her car but can’t tell her | WSB-TV (GA)

Government Surveillance

Opposing Trump, conservative bloc demands reforms to internet spy law  | Reuters

Senate Considers Potential Changes to ECPA to Ease Access to Electronic Data Across Borders | National Law Review

Company Lost Secret 2014 Fight Over ‘Expansion’ of N.S.A. Surveillance | The New York Times

Hands off my books, TSA. And leave my cookies alone.  | Sacramento Bee

FISA Court Releases 18 Opinions Regarding Section 702 | Lawfare

Consumer Surveillance

Database Marketing and the Tragedy of the Commons  | The Scholarly Kitchen

Consumers Uncomfortable With Smart TV Data Collection: Survey  Multichannel News

Encryption

Ending The Endless Crypto Debate: Three Things We Should Be Arguing About Instead of Encryption Backdoors  | Lawfare

Biometric Privacy

Former Mariano’s employee sues over fingerprint data | Crain’s Chicago Business

 Essays and Scholarship

Online Privacy and the Invisible Market for Our Data | Penn State Law Review, 2016, Forthcoming via SSRN

We Californians have a right to privacy. But what does it mean in the digital age?  | Sacramento Bee

The Digital Privacy Paradox: Small Money, Small Costs, Small Talk  | National Bureau of Economic Research (fee for download)

This Week in Data Breaches

Credit Card Info Stolen From 12 Restaurants Nationwide  | Beachwood Patch

One million people affected by WSU data breach  | KUOW

Georgia official discounts threat of exposed voter records  | Seattle Times