User privacy
Read Online

User privacy a practical guide for librarians by Matthew Connolly

  • 768 Want to read
  • ·
  • 32 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English


  • Libraries,
  • Internet access for library users,
  • Information technology,
  • Computer security,
  • Public access computers in libraries,
  • Right of Privacy,
  • Data protection

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementMatthew Connolly
SeriesPractical guides for librarians -- no. 37, Practical guides for librarians -- no. 37.
LC ClassificationsZ678.93.P83 C66 2018
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 165 pages
Number of Pages165
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26959108M
ISBN 101442276320
ISBN 109781442276321
LC Control Number2017041769

Download User privacy


  Those privacy issues are now front and center. Facebook's loose handling of how its data was acquired by app developers has plunged the .   Address book information and photo collections have already been the subject of major privacy stories and user especially sensitive areas include location data, and the contents and metadata from phone calls and text messages. Developers of mobile applications should only collect the minimum amount required to provide the service. We’re committed to protecting user privacy and providing a safe and secure environment for our users. Apps that are deceptive, malicious, or intended to abuse or misuse any network, device, or personal data are strictly prohibited. You must be transparent in how you handle user data (e.g., information collected from or about a user, including. Data from device settings: information you allow us to receive through device settings you turn on, such as access to your GPS location, camera or photos. Network and connections: information such as the name of your mobile operator or ISP, language, time zone, mobile phone number, IP address, connection speed and, in some cases, information.

  There are many ways to express yourself on Facebook and to communicate with friends, family, and others about what matters to you - for example, sharing status updates, photos, videos, and stories across the Facebook Products you use, sending messages to a friend or several people, creating events or groups, or adding content to your profile.   So these are your possible valid legal statuses as a Facebook user: You’re either plugged into the ,person perpetual surveillance Coachella or living in a . This book is about ways of obfuscating and why to obfuscate, particularly in the context of digital collection of personal data and the lack of privacy that ensues. The first third of the book (Part One) is devoted to examples of obfuscation both in digital contexts and in other by: Google's past success was based largely on willing adoption of Google's offering by hopeful clients, and the apparent low risk of "going with Google". Perhaps not so anymore. We search professionals tend to over estimate the importance of Google, because that over estimation doesn't hurt us, and can directly help in our marketing businesses.

Protecting user privacy and confidentiality has long been an integral part of the mission of libraries. In a library (physical or virtual), privacy is the right to open inquiry without having the subject of one’s interests examined or scrutinized by others. Original review: Oct. 24, Facebook is an ok tool when trying to stay in touch with old classmates, family and friends. I don't like how hackers /5(K). Obfuscation is the deliberate addition of ambiguous, confusing, or misleading information to interfere with surveillance and data collection. The underlying driver for considering the deployment of obfuscation techniques is due to asymmetrical relationships, characterized by an imbalance in power in a relationship, especially one in which a weaker force seeks to redress /5.   The best book on privacy written in the late 20th century. Westin identifies four states of privacy: solitude, intimacy, reserve and anonymity. In addition to inspiring many of the privacy reforms.