Tanya Rivero interviews Georgia Wells, WSJ video, 12-7-16) Advocacy groups allege that Internet-connected toys, including several children's dolls, pose a privacy risk to consumers.
Is Genesis Toys recording children's voices and what they say, without parental knowledge or consent?
How to Invent a Person Online (Curtis Wallen, Atlantic, 7-23-14).Your Digital Trail: Data Fuels Political And Legal Agendas (Daniel Zwerdling, NPR, 10-3-13)Private attorneys are easily getting access to defendants' emails and texts.All it takes is a subpoena, which any attorney can do. VPN Benefits Explained (Claudio R., Anonymster, 1-18-17) A Virtual Private Network (VPN) is basically a series of computers networked together over the Internet, so you bypass the server of your ISP (internet service provider), so that nobody can snoop into your personal affairs.
Privacy Journal (Robert Ellis Smith's newsletter on personal privacy, online and elsewhere)Privacy.• Codes of Ethics, Standards and Guidelines, and Statements of Principle and Best Practices • Medical ghostwriting and ethical issues in medical publishing •Privacy and invasion of privacy • Online privacy: Steps can you take to protect it •HIPAA, electronic health records, medical privacy laws, and patient rights •Taping phone calls •Photographers' rights • Right of publicity (personality rights) • Plagiarism, recycling, patchwriting, and sloppy research • Defamation, libel, and slander Organizations fighting for the four freedoms • Free speech and freedom of expression • Freedom of the press Free speech and protest on campus • Academic freedom Trump, the press, and the truth • Sunshine laws, government transparency, and Sunshine Week • Prior restraint (government censorship) • Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) • Censorship, banned books, and freedom of expression • Banned books (lists) • Timelines of censorship history • Anti-SLAPP law • Protection for whistleblowers • What's up with shield laws? Border Since 2011 (Charlie Savage and Ron Nixon, NY times, 12-22-17) The American Civil Liberties Union and the Electronic Frontier Foundation havefiled a lawsuit in Boston arguing that a warrant should be required to search such devices at the border. I Know What You Think of Me (Tim Kreider, NY Times Opinion section, 6-15-13). 697 Why the Internet Is Bad the dreadful consequence of hitting reply all instead of reply or forward.