I am pleased to announce that Alan Westin’s classic work, Privacy and Freedom, is now back in print. Originally published in 1967, Privacy and Freedom had an enormous influence in shaping the discourse on privacy in the 1970s and beyond, when the Fair Information Practice Principles (FIPPs) were developed. The book contains a short introduction […]
Posts about Privacy + Security Books by Professor Daniel J. Solove for his blog at TeachPrivacy, a privacy awareness and security training company.
Social Dimensions of Privacy
I recently received my copy of Social Dimensions of Privacy, edited by Beate Roessler & Dorota Mokrosinska. The book was published by Cambridge University Press this summer. I’m delighted as I look over this book. The book has a wonderful selection of short philosophical essays on privacy, and I’m honored to be included among the […]
Big Brother on the Cover: 50+ Covers for George Orwell’s 1984
by Daniel J. Solove One of the most well-known classic privacy books is George Orwell’s 1984, and it has been published in countless editions around the world. I enjoy collecting things, and I’ve gathered up more than 50 book covers of various editions of the novel. I find it interesting how various artists and designers […]
Green Eggs and Ham: How Not to Market and Invade Privacy
By Daniel J. Solove Dr. Seuss’s Green Eggs and Ham is a timeless classic that is read to millions of children. At first the simple rhymes and cute drawings are alluring. But parents will soon discover the book’s terrifying equation: The tiresome repetition of the book multiplied by the number of times a child will […]
5 Great Novels About Privacy and Security
I am a lover of literature (I teach a class in law and literature), and I also love privacy and security, so I thought I’d list some of my favorite novels about privacy and security. I’m also trying to compile a more comprehensive list of literary works about privacy and security, and I welcome your […]
Facebook Privacy Sherpas, the Internet of Things, and Other Privacy + Security Updates
By Daniel J. Solove and Paul M. Schwartz This post is co-authored with Professor Paul M. Schwartz. This post is part of a post series where we round up some of the interesting news and resources we’re finding. For a PDF version of this post, and for archived issues of previous posts, click here.
Notable Privacy and Security Books 2014
There were quite a number of books published about privacy and security issues last year, and I would like to highlight a few notable ones. A few books came out in late 2014 and have an early 2015 publication date. I’m including them here. The books are in no particular order.
Jennifer Lawrence’s Nude Photos and Civil Rights Law: An Interview with Danielle Citron
“It is a sexual violation. It’s disgusting. The law needs to be changed, and we need to change.” — Jennifer Lawrence on her nude photos being non-consensually disclosed online Fairly recently, Jennifer Lawrence’s iCloud account was hacked and her private nude photos were stolen and posted online. She was mortified. Her case is just one […]
Notable Privacy and Security Books 2013
Here are some notable books on privacy and security from 2013. To see a more comprehensive list of nonfiction works about privacy and security, Professor Paul Schwartz and I maintain a resource page on Nonfiction Privacy + Security Books.
Notable Privacy and Security Books 2012
Here are some notable books on privacy and security from 2012. To see a more comprehensive list of nonfiction works about privacy and security, Professor Paul Schwartz and I maintain a resource page on Nonfiction Privacy + Security Books.