November 27, 2015

Price on Privacy | Charleston Conference 2015


During this year’s Charleston Conference I had the opportunity to speak about library privacy—and digital privacy in general—on a panel organized by Ann Okerson with co-panelists, Lisa Macklin (Emory University) and Bill Hannay (Schiff Hardin LLP). With a short time for my presentation, my goal was to make attendees aware, or MORE aware, of the privacy issues and challenges that we all face, in a library setting but also just about everywhere else.

“New Tumblr Blog Raises Privacy Concerns Over Facebook Graph Search”

From Matt McGee at Search Engine Land: That didn’t take long, did it? Tom Scott, one of the current users of Facebook Graph Search, has started a Tumblr blog — — to document its potential privacy train wrecks. His blog offers examples of searches that are a mix of comedy and creepiness, in my […]

FTC Issues Final Commission Report on Protecting Consumer Privacy

Direct to Full Text Report (112 pages; PDF) From an FTC Announcement/Summary: The Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s chief privacy policy and enforcement agency, issued a final report setting forth best practices for businesses to protect the privacy of American consumers and give them greater control over the collection and use of their personal data. […]