The syllabus is here and the textbook is “I Have Nothing to Hide”: And 20 Other Myths About Surveillance and Privacy by Heidi Boghosian
A good booklet on how many of our fundamental technologies work is McNamee et al, How the Internet Works: A guide for policy-makers. European Digital Rights. Also check out Julien Hopkins: How to Define Social Media – An Academic Summary.
Feb 3 Introduction
Warren & Brandeis: Right to Privacy
Privacy Audit Exercise
Check out The Privacy Paradox from Note to Self. Its a series of 5 letters which include tips and a short podcast explaining the science, psychology, and tech behind each challenge.
This is a great guide by the Electronic Frontier Foundation Reasons Privacy Matters
Pearson J (2017 Digital Surveillance Is Class Warfare MotherBoard
Madden et al (2017) Privacy, Poverty and Big Data: A Matrix of Vulnerabilities for Poor AmericansData&Society
Eubanks (2014) Want to Predict the Future of Surveillance? Ask Poor Communities.
Feb 10 A History of Privacy
Readings Westin Chapter 1 in Privacy and Freedom “The Origins of Modern Claims to Privacy” & Igo: Technologies of Publicity
Ferenstein (2014) The Birth And Death Of Privacy: 3,000 Years of History Told Through 46 Images. Medium
Nothing to Hide – The documentary about surveillance and you (2017) from NOTHING TO HIDE documentary 2017 on Vimeo.
Feb 17 Bentham, Foucault & the Panopticon
Horne & Maly The Inspection House chapter1
Manokha Surveillance, Panopticism, and Self-Discipline in the Digital Age
Conover From GITMO to an American Supermax, The Horrors of Solitary Confinement.
Feb 24 Culture, Clothing and the Gaze
Allen: Unpopular Privacy. Chapter 3 Modesty.
Scott Skinner-Thompson Performative Privacy
Bilefsky: France’s Burkini Debate Reverberates Around the World
de Casanova & Webb (2017). A Tale of Two Hoodies
Troy Patterson The Politics of the Hoodie
Shepard (2016) 5 reasons why surveillance is a feminist issue Gender IT
Mar 3 Bodies and Privacy
Avi Selk The ingenious and ‘dystopian’ DNA technique police used to hunt the ‘Golden State Killer’ suspect
Zimmer et al There s nothing really they can do with this information unpacking how users manage privacy boundaries for personal fitness information
Rani Molla Genetic testing is an inexact science with real consequences.
Bedoya (2016) The Color of Surveillance Slate
Oscapella, E. (2012). Genetic Privacy and Discrimination: An Overview of Selected Major Issues. https://bccla.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/2012-BCCLA-Report-Genetic-Privacy1.pdf
Krimsky, S. & Johnston, D. C. (2017) Ancestry DNA Testing and Privacy: A Consumer Guide. Council for Responsible Genetics http://www.councilforresponsiblegenetics.org/img/Ancestry-DNA-Testing-and-Privacy-Guide.pdf
Ravenscraft How to Protect Your DNA Data Before and After Taking an at-Home Test
The Daily, New York Times Podcast: A New Way to Solve a Murder, Part 1 The Genetic Detectives. & Part 2: The Future of Genetic Privacy
Libby Copeland Who was she?A DNA test only opened new mysteries.
Podcast Kudos, leaderboards, QOMs: how fitness app Strava became a religion
Smiley A Brutal Murder, a Wearable Witness, and an Unlikely Suspect: Karen Navarra was a quiet woman in her sixties who lived alone. She was found beaten to death. The neighbors didn’t see anything. But her Fitbit did.
Mar 10 NO CLASS Mid-Semester Break
Mar 17 Home Privacy and Surveillance
Hansson – The Private Sphere from a Historical and Cultural Perspective.
Barros Home as a Legal Concept
Newell, Metoyer, & Moore (2015). Privacy in the Family.
Munro a & Ruth Madigan Privacy in the private sphere
Shapiro (1998). Places and spaces: The historical interaction of technology, home, and privacy.
ACLU Know Your Rights When Encountering Law Enforcement https://www.aclu.org/sites/default/files/field_toolkit_file/kyr_english_3.pdf
Farb, R. L. (2002). The fourth amendment, privacy, and law enforcement. Popular Government, 13-19. http://sogpubs.unc.edu/electronicversions/pg/pgspr02/article2.pdf
Stanley, J., Crump, C., & Speech, A. C. L. U. (2011). Protecting Privacy From Aerial Surveillance (Vol. 6, No. 6). American Civil Liberties Union. (December 2011). https://www.aclu.org/files/assets/protectingprivacyfromaerialsurveillance.pdf
Weingart, K. (2015) An Interview with Photographer Arne Svenson, PetaPixel, May 16. https://petapixel.com/2015/03/16/interview-with-photographer-arne-svenson/
Mar 24 Smart Homes and Digital Devices
Doty Oxymorons of privacy and surveillance in “smart homes”
Pridmore et al Intelligent Personal Assistants and the Intercultural Negotiations of Dataveillance in Platformed Households
Waddell, K. (2016) The Privacy Problem with Digital Assistants, The Atlantic, May 24 https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2016/05/the-privacy-problem-with-digital-assistants/483950/
Astor (2017) Your Roomba May Be Mapping Your Home, Collecting Data That Could Be Shared. New York Times
Smart talking: are our devices threatening our privacy? – podcast
Mar 31 City Surveillance & Control by Design
Hendrix et al (2018) The Eyes of Law Enforcement in the New Panopticon: Police-Community Racial Asymmetry and the Use of Surveillance Technology
Braun et al Security and privacy challenges in smart cities
Van Zoonen (2016). Privacy concerns in smart cities.
Baldwin, P. C. (2014). Public privacy: Restrooms in American cities, 1869–1932. Journal of Social History, 48(2), 264-288.
Cavoukian, A. (2013). Surveillance, then and now: Securing privacy in public spaces. Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, Canada.
Datatilsynet (2016) Tracking in Public Spaces: The use of WiFi, Bluetooth, beacons and intelligent video analytics.
Find a POPs Privately owned public spaces in New York https://apops.mas.org/find-a-pops/
Mensel, R. E. (1991). “Kodakers Lying in Wait”: Amateur Photography and the Right of Privacy in New York, 1885-1915. American Quarterly, 43(1), 24-45.
Németh, J. (2009). Defining a public: The management of privately owned public space. Urban Studies, 46(11), 2463-2490.
Thomas, E. (2016). The Privacy Case for Body Cameras: The Need for a Privacy-Centric Approach to Body Camera Policymaking. Colum. JL & Soc. Probs., 50, 191.
Walz, C. & Brookins, D. S. (2016) Privacy in Public? A Look at Recent Efforts to Recognize Privacy Protections in Public Spaces, Communications Lawyer, Summer 2016.
Victor (2016) Study Urges Tougher Oversight for Police Use of Facial Recognition. The New York Times
Feeney (2017) When It Comes to Surveillance, Watch the Watchmen. New York Times
Podcast: The Crime Machine, Part I | Reply All – Gimlet Media
Podcast: The Crime Machine, Part II | Reply All – Gimlet Media
Apr 7 Protest and Control
Ullrich & Knopp Protesters’ reactions to video surveillance of demonstrations- counter-moves, security cultures, and the spiral of surveillance and counter-surveillance
Madison & Klang Recognizing Everyday Activism: Understanding Resistance to Facial Recognition
Apr 14 Government online Surveillance
Apr 21 Surveillance Capitalism – a new theory?
Zuboff The Secrets of Surveillance Capitalism
Cinnamon Social Injustice in Surveillance Capitalism
Rabb What Is Surveillance Capitalism?
Apr 28 Social Surveillance, Social Media
Hernández-Santaolalla & Hermida Malicious Social Surveillance and Negative Implications in Romantic Relationships among Undergraduates
Mols & Pridmore When Citizens Are “Actually Doing Police Work”: The Blurring of Boundaries in WhatsApp Neighbourhood Crime Prevention Groups in The Netherlands
May 5 The Road ahead and closing