Privacy

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Privacy

We as librarians are pretty fierce about protecting our users privacy, and probably our own
What about all those cookies that are tracking you?
Remember, if you use third party software the policy has changed
Is it ok if everything you do is harvested and sold?
Do most people care?
Online for a minute, online forever
Who will come looking for you online?
Are you volunteering this information?
What about the information you're NOT volunteering?
Are all those places that have your data safe and secure?
So you really know your "friends"? (Weiner & fake facebook profiles)
All those pictures you post online may have quite a bit of EXIF data in them, know where it's being shown.
Who owns your social identity
OWN it yourself on ALL sites.
Google yourself
Make your own site
Dana Boyd got hers taken from her by twitter
What can someone recreate with all the information out there
Spokeo & Intelius
Must we give up privacy to be more secure?
Are they really all or nothing or can we balance with oversight?
Arguments for privacy?
With privacy comes more freedom
It's not about hiding bad/illegal things
People invading your privacy are not infallible
They will overstep their bounds
If I've got nothing to hide then you have no reason to look
Are there new social norms now?
Privacy on your cell phone?
Today, application developers get to choose what information an application will have access to, and the user faces a take-it-or-leave-it proposition: users must either grant all the permissions requested by the application developer or abandon installation. Take-it-or-leave it offers may make it easier for applications to obtain access to information that users don't want applications to have. Many applications take advantage of this to gain access to users' device identifiers and location for behavioral tracking and advertising.
Facebook
"Done Is Better Than Perfect"
Facebook will lead to regulation
They default to open and sharing
Their "recommended settings" share MORE rather than LESS
Privacy is implied, trust is violated
How to make Facebook Secure
Be cautious of apps
Use https
Never use it
Never share anything
Check the EFF's recommendations
Know your friends
In theory, all your emails could become public, or are already public.
Do we need more laws? the United States and Turkey are the only developed nations in the world without a comprehensive law protecting consumer privacy. So far we have a patchwork of laws, and some self-regulation. Any new law should tell us exactly what is happening to our information.