What am I reading today? 19 Feb 2017

Shelves of books in Stockholm library
What am I reading today?

Here are a few of the stories that caught my attention in the past week or so:

Internet & Technology

American Spies: how we got to mass surveillance without even trying (Ars Technica)

Intellectual Property

Sleep Country gets injunction blocking Sears Canada from using similar mattress slogan (FP)

Privacy

Australia’s mandatory breach notification laws will commence in approximately 12 months’ time. Here’s what you need to know:

How Will Australia's New Mandatory Data Breach Notification Laws Impact Your Business? (LH)
Mandatory data breach notification (OAIC)
Canadian Privacy in the Age of Trump (Michael Geist)
Queensland police say they will not investigate council's audio surveillance (Guardian)