Choose Privacy Week 2016 Webinar: Raising Privacy Awareness in Your Library and in Your Community

I’m once again thrilled to be contributing to an American Library Association (ALA) webinar on "Raising Privacy Awareness in Your Library and in Your Community" in preparation for Choose Privacy Week (May 1-7, 2016). Details and my slides on my contribution on "Sparking Privacy…

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…

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…

Washington Post Essay: Mark Zuckerberg’s theory of privacy

This week marks the 10th anniversary of Facebook, and to help commemorate this milestone I wrote an essay for The Washington Post that postulates an early framework of Mark Zuckerberg's theory of privacy, based on a preliminary analysis of the…

“Privacy on Twitter, Twitter on Privacy” chapter in Twitter and Society

SOIS PhD student Nick Proferes and I have published a chapter in the new book Twitter and Society, edited by Katrin Weller, Axel Bruns, Jean Burgess, Merja Mahrt, and Cornelius Puschmann. Our contribution is "Privacy on Twitter, Twitter on Privacy".  Here's our introduction:…