Observing Choose Privacy Week 2013

Tomorrow, May 1, begins our annual observance of Choose Privacy Week. It’s an event that invites everyone to visit their local library and learn more about the importance of protecting your privacy rights in an age of pervasive surveillance. During Choose Privacy Week, libraries will offer individuals the opportunity to learn, think critically, and make more informed choices about their privacy by offering special resources and sponsoring...

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Countdown to Choose Privacy Week, May 1-7

In this era of “Big Data,” we know that our location, our phone calls, our purchases, our Facebook posts and our web site visits are being monitored, recorded, collected, and stored.  But too often we can’t tell who’s collecting our data, or how they’re making use of our personal information. During Choose Privacy Week, May 1-7, 2013,  we invite everyone to answer the critical question, “Who’s tracking...

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