Privacy News and Views for February 9

Featured: Student Privacy

Privacy and School Libraries | Hudson Valley Library Association

Security, privacy weaknesses pervade state and local education websites | EdScoop

Government Surveillance

Keep Border Spy Tech Out of Dreamer Protection Bills | Electronic Frontier Foundation

Social Media Monitoring in Boston: Free Speech in the Crosshairs | Privacy SOS

Corporate Surveillance

The Clever Ways Your Phone Can Spy On You Even When You Tell It Not To | Fast Company

How dating sites spy on you | Axios

Consumer Reports Warns: Your smart TV may be prey for hackers and collecting more info than you realize | USA Today

Smart TV tracking features: how to turn them off if you want some privacy | USA Today

Runaway algorithms’ are wreaking havoc on consumer privacy, DuckDuckGo CEO says | CIODive

Balancing the benefits of location data with privacy protection | IAPP

Strava users, in midst of privacy problems, are reporting that one of the app’s top features has been disabled | The Verge

Law and (lack of) Regulation

Exclusive: U.S. consumer protection official puts Equifax probe on ice – sources | Reuters

New Jersey man’s suit against NYPD over surveillance records goes to state’s highest court |  The Record (NJ)

This Week in Data Breaches

12,000 Social Media Influencers, Mostly Women, Exposed by Marketing Firm Data Breach | Gizmodo

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