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Privacy Websites

This category is for sites on privacy issues, both in the home as well as in private communications.- Category ID : 440901
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Privacy Times

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.
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Dedicated to exposing polygraph waste, fraud, and abuse, and seeking the abolishment of polygraph testing from the American workplace.
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Collection of articles and links on privacy issues, especially Echelon.
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Site details a variety of ways privacy is violated or data is shared. Has links for prevention.
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The Privacy Page

A resource for cryptography, encryption, or electronic privacy information.
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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.
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NYC Surveillance Camera Project

New York City has been installing cameras throughout the city. Has lots of information, including camera locations.
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News site regarding privacy and freedom issues. Links to global articles.
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Links to articles and opinions about a variety of privacy issues from medical records to bank statements. Articles have linked bibliographies.
11 - Carnivore

Describes the networking sniffing software and the surrounding controversy.
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EPIC Carnivore Litigation

Legal documents presented by the privacy group seeking the release of all FBI records concerning Internet monitoring.
13 - - 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.]
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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.
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Echelon: spy satellite: Is there any Privacy?

Research paper discusses the privacy issues and laws concerning privacy as related to the Echelon program.
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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.
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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.
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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
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Fundamental Rights Under Privacy in the USA

Annotated list of U.S. Supreme Court cases on privacy.
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Topix: Privacy

News about privacy, collected from various sources on the web.
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Privacy and Civil Liberties

From Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility - program information and links.
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Office of the Australian Information Commissioner

Government site dealing with privacy issues. Has focus area on information technology and the Internet.
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HowStuffWorks: How Wiretapping Works

Article on how wire-tapping works. Links to a variety of other privacy issues such as Carnivore.
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Web bugs

Article concerning Web bugs (1-pixel gifs), similar to cookies, that track Internet surfing patterns.

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