US Government Agencies/ and Public Institutions

Federal Communications Commission

http://www.fcc.gov/

 
Press Releases/Memos

— Ex Parte Meetings with the Technology Transitions Policy Task Force. (01/10/13).
http://transition.fcc.gov/Daily_Releases/Daily_Business/2013/db0110/DA-13-20A1.pdf

— “Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee Discusses President’s Privacy Proposal”, (03/29/12)
http://energycommerce.house.gov/press-release/commerce-manufacturing-and-trade-subcommittee-discusses-presidents-privacy-proposal

— Rep. Mary Bono Mack: SAFE Web Act Reauthorization Critically Important for Consumer Protection (10/09/12)
http://energycommerce.house.gov/brand/safe-web-act-reauthorization-critically-important-consumer-protection
 


 

National Telecommunication and Information Administration

http://www.ntia.doc.gov/

 
Press Releases/Memos

— Privacy Multi-stakeholder Process: Mobile Application Transparency (04/03/13)
http://www.ntia.doc.gov/other-publication/2013/privacy-multistakeholder-process-mobile-application-transparency

 
Reports

— NTIA/ Carnegie Mellon University, Privacy Tool User Studies, 2012.
http://www.ntia.doc.gov/files/ntia/publications/cranor-ntia-briefing-nov2012.pdf.pdf
 


 

The Federal Trade Commission

http://www.ftc.gov/index.shtml

 
Reports

— FTC (2012) Protecting Consumer Privacy in an Era of Rapid Change
http://ftc.gov/os/2012/03/120326privacyreport.pdf

— Mobile Privacy Disclosures (Feb., 2013)
http://www.ftc.gov/os/2013/02/130201mobileprivacyreport.pdf

 
Acts/Bills/Rules:

— Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998
http://www.ftc.gov/ogc/coppa1.htm

— Federal Trade Commission, Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule, 2013.
http://www.ftc.gov/os/fedreg/2013/01/130117coppa.pdf

— Federal Trade Commission: Privacy Impact Assessment, Video Hosting , January 2013
http://www.ftc.gov/os/2013/01/1301videohosting-pia.pdf

 
Press Releases/Memos

— “Federal Trade Commission: Privacy Impact Assessment, Video Hosting” (January 2013)
http://www.ftc.gov/os/2013/01/1301videohosting-pia.pdf

— “Resolution directing use of compulsory process to collect information regarding data brokers” (12/04/13)
http://www.ftc.gov/os/2012/12/121218databrokersresolution.pdf

 
Pages

— Privacy & Identity
http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/topics/privacy-identity

— Federal Trade Commission Privacy Impact Assessments
http://www.ftc.gov/ftc/privacyimpactassessment.shtm

— What Does the FTC Do with Your Personal Information?
http://www.ftc.gov/ftc/privacy.shtm

— Bureau of Consumer Protection, Business Center
http://business.ftc.gov/privacy-and-security
 


 

The United States House of Representatives

http://www.house.gov/

 
Acts/Bills/Rules

— The Commercial Privacy Bill
http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/BILLS-112s799is/html/BILLS-112s799is.htm

— Electronic Communications Privacy Act, 1986
http://www.justice.gov/jmd/ls/legislative_histories/pl99-508/pl99-508.html

— Wiretap Act, 2013
http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/18/2511?quicktabs_8=3#quicktabs-8

— Stored Communications Act, 1986
http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/18/part-I/chapter-121

— Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, 2008
http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/18/1030

— Cybersecurity Enhancement Act, 2013
http://www.cbo.gov/publication/44050

— The Privacy Act,1974
http://transition.usaid.gov/policy/egov/pa_1974.pdf

— Video Privacy Protection Act, 1988
http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/18/2710

— Internal Memorandum on: “Balancing Privacy and Innovation: Does the President’s Proposal Tip the Scale?” (03/27/12)
http://energycommerce.house.gov/sites/republicans.energycommerce.house.gov/files/Hearings/CMT/20120329/HMTG-112-HHRG-IF17-20120329-SD001.pdf

— The Committee on Energy and Commerce (Memorandum on privacy, March 27, 2012)
http://energycommerce.house.gov/sites/republicans.energycommerce.house.gov/files/Hearings/CMT/20120329/HMTG-112-HHRG-IF17-20120329-SD001.pdf

— The Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988
http://www.irs.gov/irm/part11/irm_11-003-039.html

— The Committee on Energy and Commerce , (Second Quarter Report, Second Session of the 112th Congress, July, 2012)
http://energycommerce.house.gov/sites/republicans.energycommerce.house.gov/files/analysis/2012072ndquarter.pdf

— The Committee on Energy and Commerce (Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee Discusses President’s Privacy Proposal, 03/29/12)
http://www.ftc.gov/ftc/privacyimpactassessment.shtm

— The Committee on Energy and Commerce (On Data Privacy Day, Upton and Terry Remind Consumers to Be Vigilant with Personal Information Online, 01/28/13)
http://energycommerce.house.gov/press-release/data-privacy-day-upton-and-terry-remind-consumers-be-vigilant-personal-information

— Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights 2012
http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/privacy-final.pdf
 


 

The White House

Websites

— Consumer Data.Gov
http://www.data.gov/consumer/community/consumer

 
Press Releases/Memos
— “We Can’t Wait: Obama Administration Unveils Blueprint for a “Privacy Bill of Rights” to Protect Consumers Online” (02/23/12)
http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2012/02/23/we-can-t-wait-obama-administration-unveils-blueprint-privacy-bill-rights

 
Blueprints
— The White House, National Strategy for Information Sharing and Safeguarding
http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/docs/2012sharingstrategy_1.pdf

— The White House, Consumer Data Privacy in a Networked World, Feb, 2012.
http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/privacy-final.pdf

— On Guard Online:
http://www.onguardonline.gov/
 


 

California Government Agencies

California Department of Justice

http://oag.ca.gov/

 
Recommendations

— California Department of Justice, Kamala D. Harris, Attorney General, “Privacy on the Go. Recommendations for the Mobile Ecosystem”. Jan, 2013.
http://oag.ca.gov/sites/all/files/pdfs/privacy/privacy_on_the_go.pdf

— California Office of Privacy Protection
http://www.privacy.ca.gov/privacy_laws/ipa.shtml

 
Multilateral Organizations

— Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
http://www.oecd.org/

 
Reports

— OECD (2012) Improving the Evidence Base for Information Security and Privacy Policies.
http://search.oecd.org/officialdocuments/publicdisplaydocumentpdf/?cote=DSTI/ICCP/REG%282011%2910/FINAL&docLanguage=En

— UNESCO Chair in Data Privacy
http://unescoprivacychair.urv.cat/
 


 

World Economic Forum

http://www.weforum.org/

 
Reports

— World Economic Forum (2013) Unlocking the Value of Personal Data: From Collection to Usage.
http://www3.weforum.org/docs/WEF_IT_UnlockingValuePersonalData_CollectionUsage_Report_2013.pdf
 


 

Corporations

Non-Profit Organizations/ Research Centers

— American Civil Liberties Union
http://www.aclu.org/

 

Press Releases/Memos

— “New Document Sheds Light on Government’s Ability to Search iPhones” (02/26/13)
http://www.aclu.org/blog/technology-and-liberty-criminal-law-reform-immigrants-rights/new-document-sheds-light

— Global Internet Liberty Campaign (GILC)
http://gilc.org/about/principles.html

— California Healthcare Foundation
http://www.chcf.org/

 

Reports

— Helen R. Pfister and Susan R. Ingargiola, Manatt Health Solutions (2013) “Privacy, Please: Health Consent Laws for Minors in the Information Age”. California Healthcare Foundation.
http://www.chcf.org/publications/2013/01/privacy-please#ixzz2QCmPM66z

— Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT)
https://www.cdt.org/issue/consumer-privacy

— Common sense media
http://www.commonsensemedia.org/

— Do not track
http://donottrack.us/

— Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF)
https://www.eff.org/

 

Press Releases/Memos

— “Privacy News Roundup: Facebook, Facewatch, Data Retention About-Face “(10/01/12)
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2012/10/privacy-news-roundup-facebook-face-cctv-activism-and-police-wish-list

— “A Deep Dive into Facebook and Datalogix: What’s Actually Getting Shared and How You Can Opt Out” (09/25/13)
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2012/09/deep-dive-facebook-and-datalogix-whats-actually-getting-shared-and-how-you-can-opt

— “Do Not Track Update: From Congressional Hearings to Uproar Over Microsoft’s “Default” Settings, the Fight for User Privacy Continues” (09/20/13)
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2012/09/do-not-track-update-congressional-hearings-uproar-over-microsofts-default

— “CA Location Privacy Bill Passes Assembly” (08/22/12)
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2012/08/ca-location-privacy-bill-passes-assembly-next-stop-governor-brown

— “UPDATE: New York Judge Tries to Silence Twitter in Its Ongoing Battle to Protect User Privacy” 908/14/12)
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2012/09/ny-judge-tries-silence-twitter

— “Privacy News Roundup: Face Recognition, Data Retention, and Patchy CCTV” (09/06/12)
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2012/09/privacy-news-roundup-face-recognition-data-retention-and-patchy-cctv

— “A California District Court Holds that the Video Privacy Protection Act Applies to Online Video” (08/17/12)
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2012/08/california-district-court-holds-video-privacy-protection-act-applies-online-video

— “Governor Brown Vetoes California Electronic Privacy Protection. Again” (10/01/12)
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2012/10/governor-browns-vetoes-california-electronic-privacy-protection-again

— Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC)
http://epic.org/

— Future of Privacy Forum
http://www.futureofprivacy.org/privacy-papers-2012/

— Pew Internet Research Center
http://www.pewinternet.org/

 

Reports

— Pew Internet Research Center (2013) Teens, Social Media and Privacy.
http://www.pewinternet.org/~/media//Files/Reports/2013/PIP_TeensSocialMediaandPrivacy_FINAL.pdf

— Pew Internet Research Center (2013) Teens and Technology 2013
http://www.pewinternet.org/Reports/2013/Teens-and-Tech.aspx

— Pew Internet Research Center (2012) Parents, Teens and Online Privacy
http://pewinternet.org/Reports/2012/Teens-and-Privacy.aspx

— Privacy and Data Management on Mobile Devices
http://pewinternet.org/~/media/Files/Reports/2012/PIP_MobilePrivacyManagement.pdf

— Pew Internet Research Center (2012) Privacy management on social media sites.
http://pewinternet.org/~/media//Files/Reports/2012/PIP_Privacy_management_on_social_media_sites_022412.pdf

— Pew Internet Research Center (2012) 17% of cell phone owners do most of their online browsing on their phone, rather than a computer or other device.
http://www.pewinternet.org/~/media//Files/Reports/2012/PIP_Cell_Phone_Internet_Access.pdf

— Pew Internet Research Center (2012) Teens and Online Video
http://pewinternet.org/Reports/2012/Teens-and-online-video.aspx

— Privacy International (PI)
https://www.privacyinternational.org/

— Safe Internet
http://www.saferinternet.org/home

 

Guides

— Online Tips for Parents
http://www.saferinternet.org/c/document_library/get_file?uuid=5899d2c2-e7f5-476f-a7e9-82ba1e052d43&groupId=10137

— Tactical Technology Collective
http://tacticaltech.org/

— The Carnegie Cyber Academy
http://www.carnegiecyberacademy.com/

— The Internet Society (ISOC)
http://www.internetsociety.org/what-we-do/technology-matters/privacy-identity

 

Reports

— “A report on a micro survey regarding online privacy and personal data”
http://www.internetsociety.org/sites/default/files/ISOC_micro_privacy.pdf

— World Wide Web Consortium (Privacy Activity)
http://www.w3.org/Privacy/

 

Working groups

— Tacking Protection Working Group
http://www.w3.org/2011/tracking-protection

 

Academic References and Books

— Bauman, Zygmunt, Lyon, David (2013) Liquid Surveillance. Cambridge, UK: Polity.

— Berin Szoka & Adam Marcus (2010) The next digital decade: essays on the future of the internet, Pp. 477-530
http://nextdigitaldecade.com/contents

— Castells, Manuel (2000) The Information Age: Economy, Society and Culture, Vol.The rise of the network society, 2nd Edition, Oxford, Blackwell Publishing Ltd.

  • (2000) The Information Age: Economy, Society and Culture, Vol. 1,2, and 3, End of Millennium, 2nd Edition, Oxford, Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
  • (2001) The Internet Galaxy, Oxford University Press.
  • (2004) The Network Society. A cross cultural perspective, Chaltenham/Northhamptom MA.
  • (2009) Communication power, Oxford University Press.

— Ess, Charles (2006) “Ethical pluralism and global information ethics”. Ethics and Information Technology 8: 215-226
http://www.springerlink.com/content/wt3v87172551q211/

— Hargittai, E, Boyd, D (2010) “Facebook privacy settings, who cares?” First Monday, Volume 15, Number 8 http://firstmonday.org/htbin/cgiwrap/bin/ojs/index.php/fm/article/view/3086/2589

— Kirsten, Martin (2012) “Information technology and privacy: conceptual muddles or privacy vacuums?” Ethics and Information Technology, Number 3.
http://www.springerlink.com/content/b662070156154323/

— Krishnamurthy, Balachander, Naryshkin, Konstantin & Wills, Craig (2011) “Privacy leakage vs. Protection measures: the growing disconnect”. Web 2.0 Security and Privacy Workshop, May 2011.

— Leon, Pedro, Cranshaw, Justin, Faith, Lorrie, Graves, Jim, Hastak, Manoj, Blase, UR & Xu, Guzi (2012) “What Do Online Behavioral Advertising Disclosures Communicate to Users?” CMU-CyLab, Carnegie Mellon University.

— Nissenbaum, Helen (2011) “A contextual Approach to Privacy Online”, Daedalus, 140 (4), Fall.

— Ozer, Nicole & Conley, Chris (2012) Privacy & Free Speech It’s Good for Business. California: ACLU.

— Rushkoff, Douglas (2010) Program or be Programmed. USA: OR Books

— Rheingold, Howard (2010) Net Smart. How to Thrive Online. Cambridge MA. MIT Press. Rosen, Jeffrey (2001) The Unwanted Gaze. The destruction of privacy in America. New York: Vintage Books.

— Trottier, Daniel (2012) Social Media as Surveillance. Rethinking Visibility in a Converging World, USA: Ashgate.

— Ur, Blase, Leon, Pedro, Cranor, Lorrie, Shay, Richard & Wang, Yang (2012) “Smart, Useful, Scary, Creepy: Perceptions of Online Behavioral Advertising”. CMU-CyLab, Carnegie Mellon University

— Wilson, Robert (2012) “A Review of Facebook Research in the Social Sciences”, Perspectives on Psychological Science 2012 7: 203
http://00t0holtgrav.iweb.bsu.edu/492/Perspectives%20on%20Psychological%20Science-2012-Wilson-203-20.pdf
 


 

Media coverage on online privacy issues

— “Use, Not Collection, Should Be Focus of Data Rules, Report Says” (The New York Times, 02/28/13)
http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/02/28/world-economic-forum-use-not-collection-should-be-focus-of-data-rules/

— “Why Does Privacy Matter? One Scholar’s Answer” (The Atlantic, 02/26/13)
http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2013/02/why-does-privacy-matter-one-scholars-answer/273521/

— “Is Facebook About to Run Into Privacy Issues Again?” (ADWEEK, 02/22/13)
http://www.adweek.com/news/technology/facebook-about-run-privacy-issues-again-147491

— “What Data Can’t Do” (The New York Times , 02/18/13)
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/19/opinion/brooks-what-data-cant-do.html

— “Web anonymity battle starts anew” (The Hill, 02/26/13)
http://thehill.com/blogs/hillicon-valley/technology/284831-web-anonymity-battle-starts-anew

— “If You’re Collecting Our Data, You Ought to Protect It” (The New York Times, 02/16/13)
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/17/technology/if-youre-collecting-our-data-you-ought-to-protect-it.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

— “Facebook feature to promote friends’ posts raises privacy issues” (Los Angeles Times, 02/15/13)
http://articles.latimes.com/2013/feb/15/business/la-fi-tn-facebook-feature-to-promote-friends-posts-raises-privacy-issues-20130215

— “White House to issue cybersecurity order Wednesday” (The Hill, 02/11/13)
http://thehill.com/blogs/hillicon-valley/technology/282269-white-house-poised-to-release-cybersecurity-executive-order-on-wednesday#ixzz2QDu1onpX

— “Consumers Fret About Privacy on Data Privacy Day Feel they have little control” (01/28/13)
http://www.adweek.com/news/technology/consumers-fret-about-privacy-data-privacy-day-146841

— “More Using Electronics to Track Their Health” (The New York Times, 01/27/13).
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/28/health/electronic-health-tracking-increasingly-common-researchers-say.html

— “German court awards damages for loss-of-Internet, says net is “crucial part of people’s economic living standards” (boingboing.com, 01/25/13).
http://boingboing.net/2013/01/25/german-court-awards-damages-fo.html

— “Facebook, email providers say they require warrants for private data seizures” (The Hill, 01/25/13)
http://thehill.com/blogs/hillicon-valley/technology/279441-facebook-email-providers-require-warrant-for-private-data

— “Open Letter to Skype” (skypeopenletter.com, 01/24/13).
http://www.skypeopenletter.com/

— “Survey Finds Rising Reliance on Libraries as a Gateway to the Web” (The New York Times, 01/22/13)
http://mediadecoder.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/01/22/pew-survey-finds-reliance-on-libraries-for-computers-and-internet/

— “New chairman of House Trade panel open to online privacy regulation” (The Hill, 01/22/13).
http://thehill.com/blogs/hillicon-valley/technology/278615-new-chairman-of-house-trade-panel-open-to-online-privacy-regulation

— “Privacy groups lobby EU to crack down on Web companies” (The Hill, 01/21/13)
http://thehill.com/blogs/hillicon-valley/technology/278331-privacy-groups-lobby-eu-to-crackdown-on-web-companies

— “Facebook Announces Its Third Pillar “Graph Search” That Gives You Answers, Not Links Like Google” (techcrunch.com, 01/15/13).
http://techcrunch.com/2013/01/15/facebook-announces-its-third-pillar-graph-search/

— “Mixed Response to Comcast in Expanding Net Access” (The New York Times, 01/20/13).
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/21/business/media/comcast-internet-essentials-brings-access-to-low-income-homes.html

— “Online ‘Shaming’ A New Level Of Cyberbullying For Girls” (NPR, 01/07/13)
http://www.npr.org/2013/01/07/168812354/online-shaming-a-new-level-of-cyberbullying-for-girls

— “To My 13-Year-Old, An iPhone Contract From Your Mom, With Love” (12/28/12)
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/janell-burley-hofmann/iphone-contract-from-your-mom_b_2372493.html

— ‘Sites Sharing Personal Details: The Journal’s Tests” (The Wall Street Journal, 12/07/12)
http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2012/12/07/sites-sharing-personal-details-the-journal-methodology/

— “They Know What You’re Shopping For” (12/07/12)
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324784404578143144132736214.html

— “Which Websites Are Sharing Your Personal Details?” (12/07/12)
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324640104578165651354042798.html

— “State steps up enforcement of digital privacy protections” (California Watch, 11/30/12)
https://www.baycitizen.org/news/technology/state-steps-enforcement-privacy/

— The growing art of data dodging (Marketplace, 11/29/12)
http://www.marketplace.org/topics/tech/growing-art-data-dodging

— “Kisses and Hugs in the Office” (The Atlantic, 11/28/12)
http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2012/12/the-xo-factor/309174/

— “How to Devise Passwords That Drive Hackers Away” (The New York Times, 11/07/12)
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/08/technology/personaltech/how-to-devise-passwords-that-drive-hackers-away.html?_r=0

— “U.S. Is Tightening Web Privacy Rule to Shield Young” (The New York Times, 09/28/12)
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/28/technology/ftc-moves-to-tighten-online-privacy-protections-for-children.html

— “Wasting Time Is New Divide in Digital Era” (The New York Times, 05/29/12)
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/30/us/new-digital-divide-seen-in-wasting-time-online.html?pagewanted=1&_r=0

— “Google Defends Way It Gets Phone Data” (The Wall Street Journal, 04/22/11)
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703387904576279451001593760.html

— “Selling You on Facebook” (The Wall Street Journal ,04/07/12)
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303302504577327744009046230.html

— “Read My E-mail? Get a Warrant” (Scientific American, Jan. 2012)
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=read-my-e-mail-get-a-warrant

— “FTC: “Last chance” for ‘Net advertisers to come to Jesus” (Ars Technica, 04/27/09)
http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2009/04/ftc-last-chance-for-net-advertisers-to-come-to-jesus/
 


 

Websites/tools

— Take this Lollipop
http://www.takethislollipop.com/

— Please Rob Me
http://pleaserobme.com/
 


 

Miscellaneous

— A Cypherpunk Manifesto
http://w2.eff.org/Privacy/Crypto/Crypto_misc/cypherpunk.manifesto

— Privacy, Technology and the Open Society
http://www.toad.com/gnu/cfp.talk.txt

— Cory Doctorow’s “Little brother”
http://jilltxt.net/?p=2400

— “Privacy game” by David Barnard-Wills
http://surveillantidentity.blogspot.be/p/privacy-card-game.html