Educators, Parents & Privacy Professionals

For Educators and Parents

See Safe Computing Events for upcoming events at U-M that cover privacy and IT security issues.

Privacy Teaching & Learning Materials

Privacy Awareness Videos

  • Communications Surveillance (May 2015). A four-minute video providing a high level overview of communications surveillance from Privacy International. (4:00)
  • A Conversation on Privacy (Mar 2016). A moderated discussion of privacy with MIT Professor Noam Chomsky, Edward Snowden, and Glenn Greenwald, moderated by Nuala O'Conner, president and CEO of the Center of for Democracy and Technology. (1:56)
  • The Future of Internet Privacy (May 2013). The future of privacy in a world with expanding digital footprints. (3:35)
  • NOTHING TO HIDE (October 2016). An independent documentary dealing with surveillance and its acceptance by the general public through the "I have nothing  to hide" argument. (1:26) Creative Commons release
  • The Power of Privacy. Half-hour documentary film from IAPP Videos. (28:45)
  • Privacy, Big Data & The Law (October 2015). UC Santa Cruz Datalex opening address by Jim Dempsey, Executive Director of the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology, discussing how to move from conundrums to solutions. (40:52)
  • Why Privacy Matters (October 2014). TED Talk by Glenn Greenwald describing why you should care about privacy, even if you're "not doing anything you need to hide." (20:41)
  • What Will a Future Without Secrets Look Like? (October 2013). TED Talk by Alessandro Acquisti discussing the use of online data and what it means for privacy. (15:00)

For Privacy Professionals

See Privacy Law, History & Research for additional related materials.