Privacy news update, 7-12

Govt:
Cyber-Senate’s cyber-security cyber-law cyber-scares cyber-rights cyber-fighters

Man Sues Feds After They Target Him for Photographing Rainbow Art

5 Californians sue to overturn government watch list

The airborne panopticon: How plane-mounted cameras watch entire cities

Drone protesting grandmother gets a year in prison in Syracuse

Should We Stop Talking About National Security?

How cop cams can help ordinary citizens

Protecting privacy from U.S. spies

NSA:
On the NSA, Hillary Clinton Is Either a Fool or a Liar

The Privacy Implications Of NSA Searches Should Not Be Minimized

Glenn Greenwald on Why the Latest Snowden Leak Matters

The Ex-Google Hacker Taking on the World’s Spy Agencies

The ultimate goal of the NSA is total population control

Officials Defend N.S.A. After New Privacy Details Are Reported

New Snowden leak: Of 160,000 intercepted messages, only 10% from official targets

Will the Washington Post Destroy “Incidental” NSA Intercepts When It’s Done With Them?

Edward Snowden or the NSA: Who Violated Your Privacy More?

NSA tracked email accounts of leading Muslim Americans, report says

If you read Boing Boing, the NSA considers you a target for deep surveillance

Overseas:
Australian Police Use Telcos For Cell “Tower Dump” of All Connected Users’ Data

U.S. Offered Berlin ‘Five Eyes’ Pact. Merkel Was Done With It

Germany Demands U.S. Honesty on Spying After Expulsion

Ties Strained, Germans Press U.S. to Answer Spy Allegation

Britain seeks data-retention law after EU verdict

Cowardice meets arrogance in UK surveillance stitch up

Mobile:
Use apps anonymously? We’ll help make that happen – Amazon techie

The Ultra-Simple App That Lets Anyone Encrypt Anything

7 best practices for smartphone security

Your favorite mobile apps leave a trail of cookie crumbs

Apple adds privacy-protecting MAC spoofing (when Aaron Swartz did it, it was evidence of criminality)

Tech:
Not all ad blockers are the same. Here’s why the EFF’s Privacy Badger is different

Coddled, Surveilled, and Monetized: How Modern Houses Can Watch You

Rex Smith: The privacy line in the Digital Age

AT&T’s GigaPower plans turn privacy into a luxury that few would choose

Privacy vs personalization: The risks and rewards of engineered serendipity

Privacy group to FTC: Facebook ‘purposefully messed with people’s minds’