Privacy News and Views May 13-19

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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 Magazine

Twitter rolls out new privacy tools as it ditches Do Not Track and expands data sharing | PCWorld

If you have a Twitter account, change these privacy settings now | C|Net

Broadband Privacy

FCC’s O’Rielly Hopes To Block State Privacy Laws | MediaPost Policy Blog
GOP lawmaker who helped kill ISP privacy rules proposes new privacy rules | Ars Technica

Bill requires opt-in consent, but prohibits states from imposing stricter rules

Maine Democrat Proposes Internet Privacy Regulations | U.S. News and World Report

Broadband Privacy Bill Unveiled In New Jersey | MediaPost Policy Blog

Encryption/Privacy Self-Defense

Senate Staffers Can Now Use Encryption App Signal  | NextGov

“Right to be Forgotten”

Three years of striking the right (to be forgotten) balance  | Google: The Keyword

Biometrics

Washington state passes bill to prevent sale of biometric data without consent | Geekwire

Essays/Scholarship

Privacy Scholarship Reporter – Algorithms: Privacy Risk and Accountability | Future of Privacy Forum