Privacy News and Views for September 29

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A History of FISA Section 702 Compliance Violations | Open Technology Institute (Interactive Timeline)

Government Surveillance

Most Americans think the government could be monitoring their phone calls and emails | Pew Research Center

US Homeland security will start collecting social media info on all immigrants October 18th | Gizmodo

People Are Worried About DHS Plans To Gather Social Media Info | Buzzfeed

DC appeals court rules warrantless cell-tracking device unconstitutional | Jurist

Another court tells police: Want to use a stingray? Get a warrant | Ars Technica

After Snowden—surveillance, protecting privacy, and reforming the NSA | Brookings Institute

Corporate Surveillance

Ad industry attacks Safari’s effort to protect your privacy | C|Net

I asked Tinder for my data. It sent me 800 pages of my deepest, darkest secrets | The Guardian

Mattel Gadget Listens to Babies, Setting Off Privacy Alarms | Bloomberg Politics

As Equifax Amassed Ever More Data, Safety Was a Sales Pitch | New York Times

Geolocation Privacy

Illinois Geolocation Privacy Bill Vetoed at Governor’s Desk | Goverment Technology

Biometric Privacy

Wow! Illinois Biometric Privacy Suits Proliferate |  Proskauer

Fingerprints, Face Recognition, Move Aside: Heart Scan Latest Biometric Security | International Business Times

Editorial: Rein in facial recognition technology to protect privacy | Chicago Sun Times

Law and Regulation

Senate Panel Reviews FTC Data Security Enforcement Powers | Bloomberg BNA News

This Week in Data Breaches

Data breach uncovered in state program designed to protect domestic violence, stalking victims | ClickOrlando.com

Sonic Drive-In hit by security breach | USA Today

Breach at Sonic Drive-In May Have Impacted Millions of Credit, Debit Cards | Krebs on Security

Deloitte hit by data breach | BBC News

Equifax

Why the Equifax Breach Stings So Bad | New York Times

All the Ways Equifax Epically Bungled Its Breach Response | Wired

Equifax breach outrage spurs New York State crackdown bill | New York Daily News