Privacy News update, 11-17-14

Featured:

Nov 12: Public Perceptions of Privacy and Security in the Post-Snowden Era

Nov 12: Police surveillance: ACLU pushes mandates for public input

Nov 10: Mozilla will start hosting Tor relays as part of Polaris privacy push

Nov 7: Federal Judge Says Public Has a Right to Know About FBI’s Facial Recognition Database

 

Govt:

Nov 17: CHP nude photo scandal: When can police search your phone?

Nov 15: Facebook, Microsoft, Apple Make Year-End Lobbying Push to Curb NSA Spying

Nov 14: EFF makes DoJ admit it lied in court about FBI secret warrants

Nov 14: LAPD technology that tracks ex-cons stirs concerns

Nov 14: US government planes mimic cellphone towers to collect user data – report

Nov 13: NSA Surveillance Faces Senate Test

Nov 13: To stop the government from collecting our phone records, pass the USA Freedom Act

Nov 13: Drones over San Jose? Worries fly at public hearing

Nov 13: AP Exclusive: Drones patrol half of Mexico border

Nov 12: Senate poised to vote on USA Freedom Act as early as next week

Nov 12: Watch out: the US government wants to pass new spying laws behind your back

Nov 10: Tor Project Mulls How Feds Took Down Hidden Websites

Nov 7: Now the GOP Must Choose: Mass Surveillance or Privacy?

Nov 7: How Did The FBI Break Tor?

Nov 7: Dealer-Installed GPS Tracker Leads To Kidnapper’s Arrest in Maryland

 

Policy:

Nov 16: Why the internet has turned us into hypocrites

Nov 13: Americans say they’ve lost control over personal data, survey finds

Nov 13: How deep is your data trail?

Nov 13: Art in a Time of Surveillance

Nov 13: Why it’s time for Facebook to offer a “pay for privacy” feature

Nov 12: Cellular companies’ use of supercookies is troubling

Nov 12: Want your privacy back? First, curb your own enthusiasm for snooping

Nov 12: Typewriters are back, and we have Edward Snowden to thank

Nov 11: An open letter to students of the present and future

Nov 9: Fighting for the right to be forgotten on the Web

Oct 31: Why IoT Security & Privacy Are Critical

Oct 28: Nico Sell of Wickr: Privacy Is the New Fame

 

Overseas:

Nov 16: London Private Detectives Share News on the Latest in Surveillance Technology

Nov 14: Phone and web data plan under fire for interfering with privacy

Nov 14: Oi, Europe! Tell US feds to GTFO of our servers, say Microsoft and pals

Nov 13: The GCHQ boss’s assault on privacy is promoting illegality on the net

Nov 12: Who will save Europe’s privacy from the NSA? Oh God … it’s Google

Nov 12: How one Hungarian soccer team is using biometric technology to combat hooliganism

Nov 10: Canadian Police Recommend Ending Anonymity On the Internet

Nov 10: Gillian Triggs: some Coalition FOI and privacy reforms ‘unworkable’

Nov 9: Berlin’s digital exiles: where tech activists go to escape the NSA

 

Tech:

Nov 14: AT&T mothballs creepy customer web stalking system (until everyone’s forgotten about it)

Nov 14: 81% of Tor Users Can Be De-anonymized By Analysing Router Information

Nov 14: Google Glass losing support among consumer app developers

Nov 14: Facebook’s privacy update: 5 things to know

Nov 13: Carmakers unite around privacy protections in letter

Nov 13: The sci-fi future of lamp-posts

Nov 13: Facebook’s New Privacy Rules Clear the Way for Payments Push and Location-Based Ads

Nov 13: Dreams of drone-assisted farming are taking flight

NOv 12: How Your Webcam May Be Spying on You

Nov 12: ISPs caught sabotaging their customers’ email encryption

Nov 10: This CCTV System Actually Edits People Out

Nov 10: Mozilla Is Helping Tor Get Bigger and Better

Nov 5: A Simple Chrome Extension Encrypts Facebook, Twitter, and Gmail Messages

Nov 3: Adobe’s Digital Editions Collecting Less Data, Says EFF