Joining NISO-RDA Working Group on Privacy Implications of Research Data Sets

I'm excited to join (another) NISO project, in partnership with the Research Data Alliance, focusing on the privacy implications of shared research data. I'll be joining Todd Carpenter (NISO) and Bonnie Tijerina as co-chairs leading this effort. The RDA/NISO Privacy Implications of…

Information Society Series book announcement: After Access: Inclusion, Development, and a More Mobile Internet

I’m very pleased to announce that the 7th book in the MIT Press collection “Information Society Series” I am co-editing with Laura DeNardis has been released: After Access: Inclusion, Development, and a More Mobile Internet by Jonathan Donner Almost anyone with a $40 mobile phone and…

Call for Chapters: “Internet Research Ethics for the Social Age: New Cases and Challenges”

I am extremely happy to announce this call for chapters for "Internet Research Ethics for the Social Age: New Cases and Challenges", which I am co-editing with Dr. Katharina Kinder-Kurlanda at the GESIS Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences and the Institute for…

The Twitter Archive at the Library of Congress: Challenges for Information Practice and Information Policy

I'm very excited to announce the publication of "The Twitter Archive at the Library of Congress: Challenges for Information Practice and Information Policy" in the July 2015 issue of First Monday. This work develops some of my earlier posts (here,…

Choose Privacy Week 2015: Toward a set of Best Practices to Protect Patron Privacy in Library 2.0

In celebration of Choose Privacy Week, the annual initiative of the American Library Association that invites the public into a national conversation about privacy rights in a digital age, I've written the following guest post for the CPW blog: Toward a set of Best Practices…

How I am Celebrating Choose Privacy Week 2015

Today marks the start of Choose Privacy Week, the annual initiative (always May 1-7) of the American Library Association that invites the public into a national conversation about privacy rights in a digital age. Along with Center for Information Policy Research,  I've been a proud…

Joining NISO Project on Patron Privacy in Digital Library and Information Systems

The National Information Standards Organization (NISO), a non-profit standards organization that develops, maintains and publishes technical standards related to publishing, bibliographic and library applications, has been awarded a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to develop a Consensus Framework to…

New Project on Privacy and Cloud Computing in Public Libraries (and some aftermath)

This week, at the Center for Information Policy Research, I launched a new project on Privacy and Cloud Computing in Public Libraries: Public libraries are increasingly turning to cloud computing solutions to satisfy their technological needs in order to best…

IR15 Presentation: “Privacy and Control in Mark Zuckerberg’s Discourse on Facebook”

This week I'm attending the 15th annual conference of the Association of Internet Researchers -- IR15: Boundaries and Intersections -- in Daegu, Korea. I had the great privilege to present on a research collaboration with Dr. Anna Lauren Hoffmann, where we…

The West Bend Challenges: Open Access and Intellectual Freedom in the Twenty-First Century

I'm very excited to announce the publication of a special issue of Library Trends dedicated to the 2009 controversy over select Young Adult books at the West Bend Community Memorial Library. The special issue, titled "The West Bend Challenges: Open Access and Intellectual…