Inclusive Privacy: Resources and Readings for Choose Privacy Week 2019

A introductory collection of articles, resources, and books on the need for inclusive privacy.

News and Opinion

Honor system allows library patrons to borrow sensitive-topic books
Point Reyes Light

Civil Rights, Civil Liberties, and Consumer Groups Urge Congress to Protect Marginalized Communities from Discriminatory Privacy Abuses
Lawyers’ Committee for Human Rights

‘Privacy Is Becoming a Luxury’: What Data Leaks Are Like for the Poor
Elizabeth Brico, Vice

The Devastating Consequences of Being Poor in the Digital Age
Mary Madden, The New York Times

The Impact of Racial Bias in Facial Recognition Software
Open Data Society, Medium

The Government Is Using the Most Vulnerable People to Test Facial Recognition Software
Os Keyes, Nikki Stevens, and Jacqueline Wernimont, Slate

What Women Know About the Internet
Emily Chang, The New York Times

Privacy Inequality: The Most Brutal Form of Inequality You’ve Ever Imagined
Borja Moya, Medium

Trading privacy for survival is another tax on the poor
Ciara Barnes, Fast Company

Privacy’s not dead—it’s just not evenly distributed
Alex Pasternack, Fast Company

Data privacy isn’t just about keeping your personal details safe – it’s also about economic justice
Michele Gilman The Telegraph


The ability to say NO on the Internet
Coding Rights, Medium
Full paper: “Consent to our Data Bodies: Lessons from feminist theories to enforce data protection”

Inclusive Privacy (Website)
“The goal of this project is to design effective privacy mechanisms for people with disabilities, focusing on visual impairments. More broadly, this project aims to pave the way towards “Inclusive Privacy,” a vision of designing effective privacy mechanism for the widest range of people possible.”

Algorithmic Justice League (Website)
MIT Media Lab/Joy Buolamwini

Civil Rights Principles for the Era of Big Data
Leadership Conference for Human Rights

A Case for Critical Public Interest Technologists
Mutale Nkonde  Data & Society

School Surveillance Zone
School districts are spending more on social media monitoring technology, but there is little evidence it is keeping students safer.
Brennan Center for Justice

Privacy, Security, and Digital Inequality: How Technology Experiences and Resources Vary by Socioeconomic Status, Race, and Ethnicity
Mary Madden, Data & Society (White Paper)

Privacy, Poverty, and Big Data: A Matrix of Vulnerabilities for Poor Americans
Mary Madden, Michele Gilman, Karen Levy, Alice Marwick, Washington University Law Review, No. 95, Vol. 1

From the Privacy Bookshelf:

The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power (2019)
Shoshana Zuboff

 Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor by (2018)
Virginia Eubanks

Databite No. 106: Virginia Eubanks (Video)

The Known Citizen: A History of Privacy in Modern America (2018)
Sarah E. Igo

Sarah Igo, “The Known Citizen” (Video)

Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism by Safiya Umoja Noble (2018)

Databite No. 109: Safiya Umoja Noble (Video)

The Poverty of Privacy Rights by Khiara M. Bridges (2017)

Live Video: The Poverty of Privacy Rights – Book Talk and Panel Discussion at Columbia Law School with Khiara M. Bridges

The Rise of Big Data Policing: Surveillance, Race, and the Future of Law Enforcement  (2017)
Andrew Gunthrie Ferguson

 Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy (2017)
Cathy O’Neil

New books for the Privacy Bookshelf for Choose Privacy Week 2019:

Click Here to Kill Everybody: Security and Survival in a Hyper-connected World (2018)
Bruce Schneier

Habeas Data: Privacy vs. the Rise of Surveillance Tech (2018)
Cyrus Farivar