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…

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…

ALA Webinar on Programming and Outreach during Choose Privacy Week

I'm again thrilled to be contributing to an American Library Association (ALA) webinar on generating issues and ideas for programming during the upcoming Choose Privacy Week. Details and my slides are below: The free, hour-long online webinar will take place…

Privacy Week 2013 with Dr. Kelly Gates: The Computational Work of Policing

Join the Center for Information Policy Research and the UWM Libraries for a special lecture by Dr. Kelly Gates (Communication, UC-San Diego) in celebration of Choose Privacy Week, an annual initiative of the American Library Association that invites the public…

New Survey Confirms Librarians’ Commitment to Protecting Privacy Rights

In celebration of Choose Privacy Week, the American Library Association's Office for Intellectual Freedom has released preliminary findings from a new survey on "Librarian Attitudes and Behaviors Regarding Informational Privacy" that I conducted on their behalf with generous support from the…

Privacy Week 2012 Film screening: Big Brother, Big Business: The Data-Mining and Surveillance Industries

Join the UW-Milwaukee Center for Information Policy Research and the UWM Libraries for a special screening of the short documentary film "Big Brother, Big Business: The Data-Mining and Surveillance Industries" in celebration of Choose Privacy Week, an annual initiative of…

ALA Choose Privacy Week Webinar: Youth Privacy Attitudes

In preparation for Choose Privacy Week,  the American Library Association Office for Intellectual Freedom and American Libraries magazine hosted a webinar today, featuring the following panel of contributors: Angela Maycock, assistant director, ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom Deborah Caldwell-Stone, deputy…

Event: Emerging Privacy and Ethical Challenges for Libraries in the 2.0 Era

From May 2 through May 8, 2010, libraries across the nation will celebrate Choose Privacy Week for the first time. This American Library Association campaign invites library professionals, users, and friends into a national conversation about privacy rights in a…