Privacy News and Views for November 10
Minimize your library’s future data breach | OIF Blog; “It goes without saying that every library should do everything they can to safeguard each user’s privacy. But in the event that a breach or data theft occurs, it will be better if the information that is there isn’t more comprehensive than is absolutely necessary.”
We must not let big tech threaten our security, freedoms and democracy (Editorial by Sen. Al Franken) | The Guardian
ALA joins 45 privacy, civil rights, and human rights organizations to urge opposition to the Senate Intelligence Committee’s bill to reauthorize Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.
ALA also signed on to a letter urging Congress to close the close the “backdoor search loophole” in the USA Liberty Act.
Congress Can’t Compromise on Privacy | US News and World Report
Reps. Seek to Slam Surveillance Back Door | Broadcasting & Cable
Treasury’s Turf War over Domestic Surveillance | Just Security
Founder of web browser Opera says worried about online privacy | The New York Times
Students’ and Minors’ Privacy
Texas gunman’s iPhone could reignite FBI-Apple feud over encryption | The Washington Post
BIPA Fingerprint Suits Continue | National Law Review
Law and Regulation
Worried about hackers, states turn to cyber insurance | Pew Stateline
ICANN Meeting Fails To Resolve Privacy Law Clash | The Recorder