Category «Privacy»

Social media, geolocation and privacy, oh my!

Nicole L. Black highlights how our net activities are carefully monitored and meticulously tracked by some of the biggest players, including Google, Amazon, Apple, Microsoft and Facebook. Our individual online footprints, from the Web sites we visit, the items we purchase, the people with whom we communicate, to the locations where we access the Internet, are extremely valuable commodities that are increasingly sought after.

Subjects: E-Commerce, Email, Features, Intellectual Property, Privacy

Pretexting, Legal Ethics and Social Networking Sites

The court decisions, ethics opinions and articles comprising Ken Strutin’s guide provide background into current legal thinking about covert investigations, and include recent publications addressing online pretexting as well as the privacy limits of social media.

Subjects: Privacy

Discovery of Employee-Owned Computer Equipment

Conrad J. Jacoby addresses the issues of whether discovery requests served on the company also extend to home computers, cell phones, and other equipment personally owned by employees of the company.

Subjects: E-Discovery, E-Discovery Update, Email, Information Management, Privacy

Commentary: Congress Looks Again at FISA

Beth Wellington’s commentary reviews legislative activity, advocacy group positions and news articles related to proposed changes to portions of the Protect America Act.

Subjects: 9-11-2001, Congress, Extras, Legislative, Privacy

The Impact of Social Networking Tools and Guidelines to Use Them

LaJean Humphries identifies the wide range of social networking sites with which researchers should be knowlegeable, and addresses legal, privacy and ethical concerns associated with their use. She also provides a bibliography of books, articles and reports that focus on the impact of social networking applications.

Subjects: Cyberlaw, Features, Government Resources, Legal Research, Libraries & Librarians, Privacy, Search Engines

Features – Could you be sued for turning over an Internet user's sign-up information to law enforcement? A cautionary tale for libraries and other Internet service providers.

Could you be sued for turning over an Internet user’s sign-up information to law enforcement? A cautionary tale for libraries and other Internet service providers

By Mary Minow

Subjects: Cyberlaw, Features, Internet Filtering, Privacy

Features – Public Libraries and the Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA): Legal Sources

Public Libraries and the Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA): Legal Sources*

By Mary Minow

Subjects: Features, Internet Filtering, Libraries & Librarians, Library Software & Technology, Privacy

Identity Theft: An Annotated Bibliography of Federal, State, Consumer and News Resources

Identity Theft: A Bibliography of Federal, State, Consumer and News Resources

By Sabrina I. Pacifici

Subjects: Congress, Cybercrime, Cyberlaw, Cyberlaw Legislation, Features, Government Resources, Privacy
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