Privacy Resources

  • 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
  • The Social Dilemma. This documentary-drama hybrid reveals how social media is reprogramming civilization with tech experts sounding the alarm on their own creations.

    Topic(s): Online Privacy, Privacy Protection, Surveillance, Technology
    Type: Film
  • Understanding Data Privacy Issues in Higher Education (EDUCAUSE 2018). Institutions that understand the nuance of the varied data privacy issues existing in the higher education environment will be well prepared to address them.

    Topic(s): Privacy Professionals
    Type: Article
  • Vanishing Liberties: The Rise of State Surveillance in the Digital Age. This video from the American Library Association (ALA) "Choose Privacy Week" 2012 explores state surveillance in the United States.

    Topic(s): History, Surveillance
    Type: Video
  • Why Privacy Matters by Glenn Greenwald: In this talk, Greenwald makes the case for why you need to care about privacy, even if you're "not doing anything you need to hide."

    Topic(s): Awareness and Education, Privacy Protection, Surveillance, Technology
    Type: Video