Tag: privacy

one more privacy concern: printers?

EFF’s blog has a post about a new way libraries could accidentally infringe on patron privacy. Some common color laser printers have the ability to encode uniquiely identifying and traceable information into pages they print. If you care enough about…

patron privacy at the British Library & elsewhere

The Canadian Library Assocation posted a privacy briefing on how the USAPA was going to affect Canadian libraries [pdf]. Tom Morris asks the British Library what he can expect from them in terms of patron privacy in the age of…

USAPA sneaks in?

We all probably know that section 215 of the USA PATRIOT Act will sunset at the end of this year. What you may not know is that people have been working hard in the Senate to make sure that it…