May 17, 2022

Digital Privacy News Roundup

California Lawmakers Pass Bill Requiring ‘Data Brokers’ to Register (via Media Post)

Gale Reports Data Breach

Google Calendar Settings Gaffes Exposes Users’ Meetings, Company Details (via ThreatPost)

Millions of Americans’ Medical Images and Data Are Available on the Internet. Anyone Can Take a Peek. (via ProPublica)

New Today from the UK

“The Cyber Threat to Universities” (via National Cyber Security Centre)

“Trusted Research: Guidance For Academics” (Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure)

Online Trust Alliance/Internet Society Analysis Finds Most Organizations Not Ready For New Privacy Regulations

Privacy Impact Assessment: Department of Homeland Security Use of Google Analytics
7 pages; PDF. 

Watching You Watch: The Tracking Ecosystem of Over-the-Top TV Streaming Devices (via Freedom to Tinker)

See Also: Tracking Tool: Consumer Privacy-Related Legislation (by State; via NCSL)

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.