Privacy and the Library, Part IV

This is the fourth part of a continuing series on privacy and libraries. Read part I and part II and part III.

My last three posts were much more text-driven and narrative.  This post on privacy and the library is a list of links for your reading pleasure.

  • The Right to Privacy” by Warren and Brandeis – One of the earliest American (United States) legal sources discussing the right to privacy.
  • The professional page of leading privacy scholar Helen Nissenbaum, the Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication and Computer Science at NYU and Director at the Information Law Institute.
  • The professional page of leading privacy scholar Daniel Solove, the John Marshall Harlan Research Professor of Law at the George Washington University Law School.  He founded TeachPrivacy, which provides data security training programs.
  • Edward Snowden Explains How To Reclaim Your Privacy” – A recent (November 12, 2015) interview with Edward Snowden, a former employee of the United States’ National Security Agency (NSA) on how to reclaim your privacy.
  • Who’s in control of your library’s data?” – An article about how libraries need to protect their patrons’ privacy from third party vendors.
  • Chief Privacy Officers Shouldn’t Be the Last to Know” – Who knew there was a such thing as CPOs in the corporate world? Keeping their companies safe from litigation one secret at a time.
  • Privacy toolkit for librarians – Another list of links that are relevant for librarians who want to incorporate privacy discussions into their library instruction sessions.
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