Practical Privacy Practices

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Voices For Privacy Blog

Privacy News & Views – April 15 -21

Posted by on April 21, 2017 in Broadband privacy, data mining, FISA / PATRIOT Act, government surveillance, Legislation, libraries, News and Updates, Privacy and Big Data, Schools, state law, student data privacvy | 0 comments

Recorded Webinar: Practical Privacy Practices

Libraries, Privacy, and Surveillance

Libraries and Privacy Literacy

Student Privacy

Privacy and Data Analytics

Consumer Privacy

Government Surveillance

Broadband Privacy

Privacy Law and Regulation

Privacy News & Views – April 8-14

Posted by on April 20, 2017 in Broadband privacy, Encryption, government surveillance, Legislation, libraries, News and Updates, Privacy and New Technologies, Privacy Awareness, Privacy Education, Programming, student data privacvy, Student privacy | 0 comments

Video: Wiretaps, data dumps and zero days: is digital privacy no longer possible? | The Guardian

Student Privacy

Spying on Students: School-Issued Devices and Student Privacy | Electronic Frontier Foundation

ICYMI: School Surveillance: The Consequences for Equity and Privacy  | National Association of State Boards of Education

Privacy Law and Regulation

The U.S. Congress Is Not the Leader in Privacy or Data Security Law | Teach Privacy

4 ways Congress can provide stronger privacy protections | The Hill

Libraries and Privacy Literacy

Recorded Webinar:  Choose Privacy Week 2017: Practical Privacy Practices (April 13, 2017)

ICYMI:  Recorded Webinar: Privacy Literacy at Your Library | Webjunction

Western librarians publish first-ever online privacy guide by a Canadian university library| The Western University Gazette

Libraries, Surveillance, and Privacy

Bill banning bathroom cameras in government buildings gets Iowa Senate OK| Des Moines Register (IA)

Protest the proposed ban of restroom cameras in public libraries | Iowa City Press Citizen

Broadband Privacy

Line-by-line, We Corrected the Record on Broadband Privacy and Net Neutrality | Public Knowledge

EU to US: Undoing Broadband Privacy Signals U.S. Is Not Serious About Privacy Protections | Public Knowledge

Anonymity and Encryption

Suing to see the Feds’ encrypted messages? Good luck | Wired

Privacy News & Views – April 1- 7

Posted by on April 10, 2017 in Broadband privacy, Legislation, libraries, News and Updates, Student privacy, surveillance | 0 comments

Reminder:  Free ALA Webinar: Practical Privacy Practices on April 13th

Broadband Privacy Rules

Student Privacy

Anonymity and Free Speech

Surveillance and Civil Liberties

Libraries and Privacy