This thesis examines organizational practices in the field of youth online privacy in the Americas. Mariel García-Montes describes harms created by protective, universalist, individualistic approaches that pose youth as conditional citizens, and makes a case for approaches based instead on youth agency, intersectional views of privacy, collective responsibility, and the recognition of youth as subjects of rights today.
Podcast: Jennifer Holt, “Cloud Policy: Anatomy of a Regulatory Crisis”
Jennifer Holt examines the legal and cultural crises surrounding the regulation of data in “the cloud.”
Cloud Policy: Anatomy of a Regulatory Crisis
Jennifer Holt examines the legal and cultural crises surrounding the regulation of data in “the cloud.” The complex landscape of laws and policies governing digital data are currently rife with unresolvable conflicts. The challenges of distributing and protecting digital data in a policy landscape that is simultaneously local, national, and global have created problems that often defy legal paradigms, national boundaries, and traditional geographies of control.
Almost Paradise: How Surveillance Problematizes the Public, the Private, and the Paradisiacal in Brokeback Mountain
“For Jack Twist and Ennis Del Mar, love is a spatial problem. Their relationship can only seem to find its full expression in the marginal mountains.”
Helen Nissenbaum, “Resisting Data’s Tyranny with Obfuscation”
Helen Nissenbaum: “Obfuscation is a compelling ‘weapon-of-the-weak,’ which deserves to be developed and strengthened, its moral challenges countered and mitigated.”
Featured work from NYU’s Helen Nissenbaum
Ahead of Thursday’s talk with Helen Nissenbaum — an NYU professor of Media, Culture and Communication, and Computer Science — we’d like to share some of her featured work, including her new book with Mary Flanagan, who spoke at CMS/W earlier this year.
On Oct. 10, John Palfrey and Ethan Zuckerman discuss whether those born digital likely to have different notions of privacy, community, identity itself.