Privacy Resources

  • Privacy. The article, published in 1960 by William L. Prosser, outlines four torts that would allow someone whose privacy was violated in one of those four ways to sue the perpetrator for damages.

    Topic(s): History, Privacy Professionals, U.S. Laws
    Type: Article
  • Privacy and Appropriate Use of Data at U-M. A SUMIT 2020 presentation on the value of privacy and U-M’s approach to personal data protection in a world of ubiquitous technology and big data.

    Topic(s): Awareness and Education
    Type: Presentation
  • Privacy and Freedom. Written by Alan Westin in 1967, this pioneering book prompted U.S. privacy legislation and helped set the stage for modern debates about technology, privacy, and personal freedom.

    Topic(s): History, Privacy Professionals, U.S. Laws
    Type: Book
  • Privacy, Reputation, and Identity in a Digital Age Taught by Tim McKay, Arthur F. Thurnau professor of physics, astronomy, and education, and Sol Bermann, university Chief Information Security Officer.

    Topic(s): Awareness and Education
    Type: Course
  • Teaching Privacy. This website provides information about the various threats to online privacy and how Internet users can make better decisions about their privacy. It also provides educators with lesson plans and materials that they can use to bring privacy education to their classrooms.

    Topic(s): Awareness and Education, Online Privacy, Privacy Professionals
    Type: Website
  • The Evolving Landscape of Data Privacy in Higher Education. Data privacy is still in a state of growth and evolution in higher education, and this study highlights ways higher education, technology, and privacy leaders can develop and advance their own privacy programs and policies. EDUCAUSE, November 2020.

    Topic(s): Awareness and Education, International Laws, Learning Analytics, Online Privacy, Privacy Professionals, Privacy Protection, Technology, U.S. Laws
    Type: Article
  • The Higher Education CPO Primer, Part 1 and The Higher Education Chief Privacy Officer Primer, Part 2 (EDUCAUSE) This welcome kit and roadmap were developed for chief privacy officers in higher education.

    Topic(s): Privacy Professionals
    Type: Course
  • The Privacy Divide. A section of the web materials from Fast Company dedicated to stories about privacy.

    Topic(s): Online Privacy, Privacy Protection, Surveillance, Technology
    Type: Article
  • The Privacy Project from The New York Times. Analysis, education and advice on protecting your privacy.

    Topic(s): Online Privacy, Privacy Protection, Surveillance, Technology
    Type: Article
  • The Right to Privacy — an article published in the 1890 Harvard Law Review. Written primarily by Justice Louis Brandeis (but credited to both Brandeis and Samuel Warren), it is one of the most influential essays in American legal history and is considered the first publication in the U.S. to argue for a right to privacy.

    Topic(s): History, Privacy Professionals, U.S. Laws
    Type: Article