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’

Privacy news update, 7-6-14

The Supreme Court:
Supreme Court Rejects Appeal By Google Over Street View Data Collection

Ron Wyden applauds Supreme Court ruling on cellphone privacy, wants same for GPS

Between the Lines of the Cellphone Privacy Ruling

The One Supreme Court Decision We Can Celebrate

State of WA:
Washington state goes in circles over drone regulations

Overseas:
Seven ISPs Take Legal Action Against GCHQ

Court Allowed NSA To Spy On All But 4 Countries

Suspected double agent spied on German NSA committee for the US, reports claim

Report: NSA targeted German privacy activist

More NSA BS:
Report: Rare leaked NSA source code reveals Tor servers targeted

Shocking! Obama’s privacy board OKs massive NSA surveillance

Big push this month for more widespread cybersecurity effort

Tech:
iCloak Stik Aims To Put Robust Online Privacy In The Hands Of The Many, Not The Few

The Privacy Paradox, a Challenge for Business

For the FTC, privacy is an ecosystem issue

You Can Now Buy the Super-Private Blackphone for $630
Pro-Privacy Blackphone Now Shipping
Ars Takes an Early Look At the Privacy-Centric Blackphone

XCurrency unveils industry-leading cryptographic privacy technology

7 Things You Need to Know About Tor

Your Android May Be Broadcasting Your Location (and How to Stop It)