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Supplementary Readings and References on Internet Privacy

At Last Count: "To See and Be Seen" (July 1998)
"At street level, for private-security or public-safety reasons (or for no apparent reason, as seems to be the case with a myriad of Web cams worldwide), closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras are watching over more and more public space." By Allan Reeder

"High Resolution, Unresolved" (July 1996)
Private companies will soon launch satellites powerful enough to spot environmental hazards—or a car in your driveway. Should we worry about snooping from space? By Mary Graham

European Union Directive, Article 6

Federal Trade Commission: Privacy Initiatives
"The Federal Trade Commission is educating consumers and businesses about the importance of personal information privacy. Read more about our efforts, what we've learned, and what you can do to protect the privacy of your personal information." News releases, the text of various privacy laws, information about programs and workshops, descriptions of privacy initiatives currently underway, and more.

Privacy Journal
The Web site of a monthly newsletter reporting on new technology and its impact on personal privacy. The site offers privacy tips, subscription information, privacy policy models, and a privacy trivia quiz.

Reports from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC):

Self-Regulation and Privacy on Line: A Report to Congress (1999)

Privacy Online (1998)

Web Only

INTERVIEW
Open Secrets
Steven Levy, the author of Crypto: When the Code Rebels Beat the Government—Saving Privacy in the Digital Age, exchanges e-mail with Toby Lester about the impact of cryptography on our daily lives.

"The Architecture of Privacy"  (Lessig) -pdf file

Consumer Internet Privacy Protection Act of 1999 (Introduced in the House)

Online Privacy Protection Act of 1999 (Introduced in the Senate)

Privacy for Consumers and Workers Act (1993) (old, but still a possible model)

Smyth v. Pillsbury Co. (U.S.Dist.Ct., E.D.Pa, 1996)

Bourke v. Nissan Motor Corp. (Cal.Ct.App., 1993)

LINKS:

Electronic Privacy Information Center

Electronic Frontier Foundation -- Privacy Page

A Cyberpunk's Manifesto

"The Right to Privacy" by Louis Brandeis and Samuel Warren, HARVARD LAW REVIEW

"The Coming Battle for Customer Information" by Hagel and Rayport, HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW

Infomrdiaries

Privada

Lumeria

Persona

"Chief Privacy Officers: Foreces or Figureheads?" COMPUTER WORLD

Managed Privacy services at ZERO-KNOWLEDGE

Digital Commerce Society of BOSTON

Internet Bearer Underwriting company (IBUC)

Congressional Internet Caucus -- Privacy Overview

Professor Teuber's Privacy Page