Social Insecurities: Privacy and Personal Data in Modern America

UW–Superior – Jim Dan Hill Library 907 N 19th St, Superior, WI

What can the Social Security number tell us about the ways citizens have across the last century imagined their affiliation to the U.S. state but also to their own “personal” data? In this lecture, Sarah …

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Death and Privacy in the Digital Age

UW–Superior – Jim Dan Hill Library 907 N 19th St, Superior, WI

Americans store an overwhelming amount of sensitive and personal information online. When developers created these online services and platforms, it is unlikely that they gave much thought to what would happen to accounts when an …

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Alexis Elder – Data After Death: Remembrance & Resurrection

UW–Superior – Jim Dan Hill Library 907 N 19th St, Superior, WI

How should we engage with people's data after death? Information ethicists have emphasized the social nature of data - data about you is also data about your friends, loved ones, relationships and community, making it …

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Sarah Lamdan – Academic Surveillance: Big Data Policing in Libraries & Classrooms

UW–Superior – Jim Dan Hill Library 907 N 19th St, Superior, WI

As more of our traditionally in-person academic activities move online, our academic world is being run by tech companies. In libraries, our publishers and library service providers are pivoting to being data analytics companies, repackaging …

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Dorothea Salo – The Data Deluge: Privacy in a Connected World

UW–Superior – Jim Dan Hill Library 907 N 19th St, Superior, WI

UW–Superior hosted Dorothea Salo for the first part of the Data Deluge: Privacy in a Connected World series to discuss How Do We Not Be Facebook?  Dorothea Salo teaches about digital information in the iSchool …

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