This category is for sites on privacy issues, both in the home as well as in private communications.
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Collection of articles and links on privacy issues, especially Echelon.
News site regarding privacy and freedom issues. Links to global articles.
Echelon: spy satellite: Is there any Privacy?
Research paper discusses the privacy issues and laws concerning privacy as related to the Echelon program.
EPIC Carnivore Litigation
Legal documents presented by the privacy group seeking the release of all FBI records concerning Internet monitoring.
Fundamental Rights Under Privacy in the USA
Annotated list of U.S. Supreme Court cases on privacy. [PDF]
HowStuffWorks: How Facial Recognition Systems Work
Article on FACEIT software.
HowStuffWorks: How Wiretapping Works
Article on how wire-tapping works. Links to a variety of other privacy issues such as Carnivore.
Site details a variety of ways privacy is violated or data is shared. Has links for prevention.
Law and Technology Essays [Dr. R. Standler]
Attorney's home page including numerous essays about law, privacy, and technology issues
LifeWire - What Is a Network Sniffer?
Describes the networking sniffing software and the surrounding controversy.
NYC Surveillance Camera Project
New York City has been installing cameras throughout the city. Has lots of information, including camera locations.
Office of the Australian Information Commissioner
Government site dealing with privacy issues. Has focus area on information technology and the Internet.
PIPEDA and Canadian Privacy Law
Developments in privacy law and writings of a Canadian privacy lawyer, containing information related to PIPEDA and other Canadian and international privacy laws
Prime recent and proposed attacks on civil rights in the United Kingdom
Document shows a detailed list of those rights of UK citizens challenged and the consequences.
Links to articles and opinions about a variety of privacy issues from medical records to bank statements. Articles have linked bibliographies.
Privacy and Civil Liberties
From Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility - program information and links.
Forum provided by the ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) Committee on Computers and Public Policy, Cable and Wireless USA, Cisco Systems, Inc., and Telos Systems.
Privacy Rights Clearinghouse
A nonprofit consumer education and advocacy project whose purpose is to advocate for consumers' privacy rights in public policy proceedings.
Privacy Times (Newsletter) covers information law and policy, including Internet privacy, Freedom of Information Act, Privacy Act, financial, medical and communications privacy, and EU Directive.
Spyware: Research, Testing, Legislation, and Suits
Original research on methods and effects of spyware, and index to recent legislation and lawsuits seeking to block spyware.
The Surveillance Society
Americans enjoy unlimited benefits from new technologies in a wired world. But those wires send information in two directions, and the access to our personal data has never been more open for abuse. Online resource for on-air features.
Article concerning Web bugs (1-pixel gifs), similar to cookies, that track Internet surfing patterns.
NYTimes.com - Net Users Try to Elude the Google Grasp
The combined power of the Internet, search engines and archival databases can enable almost anyone to find information about almost anyone else. As a result, people are trying to reduce their electronic presence and discovering that it is not as simple as it would seem. [Requires free registration to view.] (July 25, 2002)
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