Privacy News and Views for December 22

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Featured

Deadlock on NSA Surveillance Bills | District Dispatch

ALA Joins 32 Organizations to Oppose House Bill Expanding and Codifying Section 702 Surveillance

Privacy in 2017: A year in review | International Association of Privacy Professionals

Government Surveillance

Senate GOP Aims for Short-Term Extension of Surveillance Law | US News and World Report

Facial scans at U.S. airports violate Americans’ privacy, report says | The New York Times

Corporate Surveillance

Facebook wants your face data — in the name of privacy, it says | Washington Post

A cute toy just brought a hacker into your home | The New York Times

France gives WhatsApp a month to stop sharing data with Facebook | Endgadget

Law and Regulation

Europe’s new internet regulations should make most Americans jealous | Mashable

Can privacy trump First Amendment in Iowa Supreme Court case v. Des Moines Register? | Reuters

This Week in Data Breaches

Massive leak exposes data on 123 million U.S. households | CBS News