The Right to be Forgotten as it relates to digital archives, in how privacy can intersect in day to day decisions around content removal and takedown requests.
It’s possible to balance privacy and usability successfully in a public library setting. It takes careful selection, communication, and education.
Modern American ideas about privacy are influenced by the first legal article arguing for a right to privacy. How did this article shape privacy law and concepts?
This post will address incorporating privacy review into digital projects.
The right to privacy is one of the foundations upon which our libraries are built. Privacy is one of the key reasons libraries are such a trusted part of every community. In a world that thrives on surveillance and data mining, libraries provide a safe place for users of all ages to seek out information free from unreasonable intrusion into or surveillance of their use. As libraries across the world have shut their doors due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we face the challenge of upholding our commitment to not monitor, track, or profile an individual’s library use beyond our operational needs.