Choose Privacy Week 2012: Why We Should Care About Privacy

Doug Archer, chair of the Privacy Subcommittee of ALA’s Intellectual Freedom Committee (ALA-IFC), closes our Choose Privacy Week observance with a thoughtful reflection on why individuals should care about privacy: Why We Should Care About Privacy by J. Douglas Archer,

New Choose Privacy Week Documentary: “Vanishing Liberties”

The Office for Intellectual Freedom is excited to debut a new short documentary, “Vanishing Liberties: The Rise of State Surveillance in the Digital Age,“ in observance of Choose Privacy Week 2012. The documentary examines the government’s growing use of surveillance

CPW2012: “Libraries may be our society’s best bet in resisting gov’t intrusions into privacy.”

by George Christian Guest Blogger Six years ago, three of my board members and I had the relief of having a perpetual gag order lifted in Federal Court. Our organization, a consortium of 27 libraries, had been served with a

Choose Privacy Week 2012: The Privacy Expert You Need to Meet – Your Local Librarian

I am honored to be the first blogger in a series of posts celebrating ALA’s Choose Privacy Week. Thanks to funding from the Open Society Foundations, this is our third year and we are so pleased to share with you