Data Privacy Day 2012: “Should Librarians Care About Privacy Anymore?” A Free Webinar & Event

As part of Data Privacy Day 2012, the University of North Carolina’s School of Information and Library Science (SILS) is sponsoring a special program and webinar in honor of its 80th anniversary, “Should Librarians Care About Privacy Anymore?“  The program will take place this Friday, February 3, 2012 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Eastern time in Peabody Hall, Room 08. The event will also be simulcast as a live webinar via Conference...

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Today is Data Privacy Day

January 28 marks the annual observance of Data Privacy Day. First held in 2007 by the Council of Europe as “Data Protection Day,“ the event has grown into a international observance that seeks to provide information about personal data rights and protections to consumers of all ages. The United States officially joined in the observance of Data Privacy Day in 2009 when the U.S. House of Representatives passed House Resolution HR 31,...

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Data Privacy Day 2012: Youth and Privacy

This is the second of a series of posts celebrating Data Privacy Day 2012 , an international celebration designed to promote awareness about the many ways personal information is collected, stored, used, and shared, and to promote education about privacy practices that will enable individuals to protect their personal information. Young people care about their privacy and reputation, and are always willing to try and consider new tools and...

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Celebrate Data Privacy Day 2012

Is your library celebrating Data Privacy Day? Data Privacy Day is an annual international celebration designed to promote awareness about the many ways personal information is collected, stored, used, and shared, and to promote education about privacy practices that will enable individuals to protect their personal information. ALA’s Office for Intellectual Freedom will be celebrating Data Privacy Day from January 26 through February 3, 2012...

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