U.S. Postal Service watchdog investigating reports of service disruptions: senator - ReutersFacebook bashes Apple for refusing to waive commission fees, seizing on backlash - ReutersCalifornia posts final regulations under landmark digital privacy law impacting consumers, businesses - ReutersGoogle stops responding directly to data requests from Hong Kong government - ReutersBrazilian gaming company reaches $3 billion valuation with new investment - ReutersRetailers launch coalition to fight counterfeits on Amazon - ReutersExclusive: U.S.-China trade deal review postponed as China ramps up farm, energy purchases - ReutersProtests swell in Belarus, Lukashenko blames foreigners - ReutersTrump orders ByteDance to divest interest in U.S. TikTok operations within 90 days - ReutersGoogle to end responding directly to data requests from Hong Kong authorities: newspaper - reuters.comTrump says ready to move on coronavirus aid, blames Democrats for holdup - ReutersJudge puts Slack in line of fire in brewing emoji patent battle - ReutersTurkey says France should refrain from escalating Mediterranean tensions - ReutersExclusive: U.S. to make coronavirus strain for possible human challenge trials - ReutersTrump visits hospitalized younger brother in New York - Reuters

Hacker News

'Canary in the coal mine': Greenland ice has shrunk beyond return, study findsWelders set off Beirut blast while securing explosivesGreenland Ice Sheet has melted to the point of no returnFound: A Miniature Incan Llama at the Bottom of Lake TiticacaPyIDM – Python open source alternative to IDMShow HN: Photo Realistic QR-CodesStanford cancels plans to bring half of undergrads back to campusFactorio 1.0Mozilla signs fresh Google search dealVC bias in viewing pitch decks can affect fundraising successFlexport is hiring employees all over the worldLaunch HN: Tella (YC S20) – Collaborative video editing in the browserGlobal wave discovery ends 220-year searchUnicode in five minutes (2013)Django Async: What's new and what's next?Beta users of Starlink get downloads of 11 to 60 MbpsEntropy explained, with sheep (2016)My best SEO tactic so farReport: Most Americans have no real choice in internet providersRethinkDB 2.4.1Kiruna, Forever ChangingWhat's the future of Servo?A Database of Historical CookbooksBenign data races considered harmfulSea of Nodes (2015)Colorize Old Photos with DeOldifyWhat programmers need to know about encodings and charsets (2011)The First Sentence Is a Handshake: William Gibson (2014)How Taiwan’s Digital Minister solved a mask supply problemHow to tokenize Japanese in Python

Ars Technica

Charter can charge online video sites for network connections, court rulesTrump admin. finally kills off Obama-era rule limiting methane emissionsRipped chemical bags added to risk of Beirut blastAppeals court ruling for Qualcomm “a victory of theory over facts”NSA and FBI warn that new Linux malware threatens national securityEpic files suit against Apple after Fortnite pulled from iOS App Store [Updated]FCC beats cities in court, helping carriers avoid $2 billion in local 5G feesOusted COO sues Pinterest, alleges rampant gender discriminationUber CEO warns California ruling could force a months-long shutdownPolice use of facial recognition violates human rights, UK court rulesCharter tries to convince FCC that broadband customers want data capsNJ Supreme Court: No 5th Amendment right not to unlock your phoneMcDonald’s CEO sent nude photos of employees over work email, lawsuit saysWhy movie theaters are in trouble after DOJ nixes 70-year-old caseHS that suspended teen who tweeted photo of hallway has 9 COVID-19 casesBill Gates on COVID-19: Most US tests are “completely garbage”Appeals court rules 10¢-a-page charge for court documents is too highNew Jersey prosecutors drop charges over tweeting a cop’s photo [Updated]Mass hijacking spree takes over subreddits to promote Donald TrumpTrump declares TikTok, WeChat “national emergency,” preps bans


TikTok's US Employees Plan To Sue Trump Administration Over Executive OrderHomeland Security Details New Tools For Extracting Device Data at US Borders'Stalkerware' Phone Spying Apps Have Escaped Google's Ad BanPolice Use of Facial Recognition Violates Human Rights, UK Court RulesTikTok Tracked User Data Using Tactic Banned By GoogleUniversity of Michigan Study Advocates Ban of Facial Recognition in SchoolsQualcomm Wins US Antitrust Lawsuit Appeal Over Chip LicensingZoom Sued By Consumer Group For Misrepresenting Its Encryption ProtectionsBelarus Has Shut Down the Internet Amid a Controversial ElectionEPA To Rescind Methane Regulations For Oil and GasCalifornia Judge Orders Uber and Lyft To Classify Drivers As EmployeesLeaked Documents Reveal What TikTok Shares With Authorities In the USApple Is Fighting Trademark for Prepear's Pear-Shaped LogoShould the U.K. Government Form a Coalition to Buy ARM?Richard Stallman Discusses Privacy Risks of Bitcoin, Suggests 'Something Much Better'


Victory! Court Orders CA Prisons to Release Race of Parole CandidatesOn the Road to Victory for Human Rights in Mexico!Guitar Villain? Ubisoft Patents Basic Teaching TechniquesFinal Weekend for EFF's 30th Anniversary Challenge CoinEFF Joins SPLC Letter to Georgia High School Expressing Concern Over Restriction to Students’ Free SpeechVictory! EFF Defends Public’s Right to Access Court Records About Patent OwnershipFAQ: Why Brazil’s Plan to Mandate Traceability in Private Messaging Apps Will Break User’s Expectation of Privacy and SecurityNo to Blockchain Credentials of COVID-19 Test Results for Entry to Public SpacesCalifornians, Sacramento Needs Your Voice on the State's Broadband FutureDigital Rights On the Ground: The View from EFF’s Intake DeskSen. Merkley Leads on Biometric PrivacyTikTok Ban: A Seed of Genuine Security Concern Wrapped in a Thick Layer of CensorshipSupporting Digital Freedom at the (Virtual) Summer Security ConferencesEFF and ACLU Tell Federal Court that Forensic Software Source Code Must Be DisclosedWhat Really Does and Doesn’t Work for Fair Use in the DMCA


Hey, Readers, Do You Know Of Any Interesting Potential r/Privacy IAMA Guests? Have A Contact? Want To Make A Wish? Leave Us A Comment!Have you answered the census?Trump: ‘A lot of people’ think Edward Snowden ‘not being treated fairly’A new platform is calling: Help us test one-to-one voice and video conversations on Signal Desktop (BETA)ICE just signed a contract with facial recognition company Clearview AIInstagram Caught Keeping Deleted Messages And Photos on Its Servers For More Than a YearThere are people reading terms of service agreements for us! Nice!California Posts Final Regulations Under Landmark Digital Privacy LawInstagram kept deleted photos and messages on its servers for more than a yearOracle And Salesforce Hit With $10 Billion GDPR Class-Action LawsuitHow do I convince my girlfriend that big tech companies collecting your data is wrong?Telegram releases the alpha version of its E2E-encrypted video callsSpeech recognition toolsTikTok went behind Google's back to collect users' MAC addresses for over a yearCan I trust TinyCore linux with my personal chats?

Bruce Schneier

Friday Squid Blogging: Editing the Squid GenomeUpcoming Speaking EngagementsDrovorub MalwareUAE Hack and Leak OperationsCryptanalysis of an Old Zip Encryption AlgorithmCollecting and Selling Mobile Phone Location DataSmart Lock VulnerabilityFriday Squid Blogging: New SQUIDThe NSA on the Risks of Exposing Location DataCybercrime in the Age of COVID-19

Bleeping Computer

SANS shares details on attack that led to their data breachHow to install and update Fortnite on iOS after App Store banNew Google Chrome feature makes it easier to browse privatelyOver 25% of all UK universities were attacked by ransomwareEmotet malware strikes U.S. businesses with COVID-19 spamWindows Defender deletes Citrix components mislabeled as malwareMicrosoft Edge Dev gets new security and privacy featuresCanon USA's stolen files leaked by Maze ransomware gangExpired certificate led to an undercount of COVID-19 resultsHacker leaks data for U.S. gun exchange site on cybercrime forum

Nefarious Labs

NSA: Fear The FutureQuestions About Light Phone IITechno-Rebellion: Tactics From Hong KongSIM Swapping Attacks? Blame Corporate GreedWeb Tracking Is Killing The Planet2019 TechTogether HackathonSpy Phone: Hands On With The Punkt MP-02The Institution Of Privacy Isn't Going AnywhereUnpacking The Carpenter v. United States DecisionWe Cannot Ignore Children In CagesNow Is The Perfect Time For An RSS RenaissanceSwitzerland's "NSA" Comes Online In Two WeeksA New Era: This Apple Core Is RottenBorder Patrol's Warrantless Searches Inside U.S.Without AES Over Port 443, VPN Is CompromisedWhy We Left MassTLC (And You Should Too)KGB Continues to Target U.S. JournalistsNet Neutrality Is Going To Die Next WeekThe Corrupted State Of Shared HostingTop Picks: Our 15 Favorite Privacy-Themed Films




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