How Libraries Can Respond to the Repeal of the FCC Privacy Rules

by Deborah Caldwell-Stone and Michael Robinson This week Congress, voting along party lines, passed a resolution that repealed the groundbreaking privacy rules adopted by the Federal Communications Commission last October under the Obama administration.  The new rules would have required

Choose Privacy Week 2013: Big Data, Privacy, and Corporate Responsibility and Accountability

This is the second in a series of guest commentaries written in observance of Choose Privacy Week by noted privacy experts and advocates. Today’s post is written by Chip Pitts, Lecturer at Stanford Law School. Big Data, Privacy, and Corporate

CPW 2013: Protecting Your Privacy on Public Access Computers: A Tip Sheet for Consumers

(Please share widely!) Protecting your private information and web-surfing habits while using public access computers or public wi-fi is an important part of any plan to protect personal privacy.  Many people, however, are simply unaware of the easy-to-use strategies that

Choose Privacy Week 2013: Librarians and Journalists, Natural Friends but Sometimes Foes

Welcome to this year’s special online observance for Choose Privacy Week!  From May 1 to May  7, noted privacy experts and advocates will be providing guest commentaries that explore issues related to privacy rights, government surveillance, and the impact on