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The right of privacy and privacy protection on the Internet is an enormous subject. This webliography is only intended to direct you to a few resources on the subject. Consult treatises such as J. Thomas McCarthy, The Rights of Privacy and Publicity (2d ed)(looseleaf, regularly updated) for the basics of privacy law.


  1. European Union Directive on free movement of personal data

  2. Swedish Personal Register Law

  3. The United States Constitution. First Amendment.

    1. Bills Introduced

      1. Consumer Internet Privacy Protection Act of 1997

    2. Congressional Testimony

      1. Statement of the FTC (March 26, 1998)

  4. U. S. States

    1. New York

      1. Spitzer Acts to Protect Internet Privacy (bills introduced by NY AG)

  5. The Wassenaar Agreement

Research Materials

  1. All About Internet Security and Privacy

  2. ACLU and Cyberliberties Page

  3. Canada's Schoolnet: Internet Privacy

  4. EPIC Online Guide to Privacy Resources

  5. Hieros Gamos: Guide to Technology and Cyber Law

  6. Internet Privacy Home Page (Peter Swire, Ohio State University Law School)

  7. JURIST Guides: Cyberspace Law

  8. Law Research: Internet Law

  9. Web lecture by Michael Geist: Cyberspace Law: Speech & Privacy

Organizations Promoting Internet Privacy

Privacy Policies

  1. ISP Privacy Policies

    1. AOL Privacy Policy

  2. Vendor Privacy Policies

    1. ABC's Internet Privacy Policy

    2. BNA Internet Privacy Policy

    3. Disney Online's Privacy Policy

    4. Hang Seng Bank Privacy Policy

    5. Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited Privacy Policy

    6. KMOV Privacy Policy (St. Louis, MO News station)

    7. Novell Privacy Policy

    8. Prudential's Internet Privacy Policy

    9. Shopping Network 2000 Privacy Policy

  3. Search Engine Provider Privacy Policies

    1. Infoseek's Privacy Policy

  4. Organizational Privacy Policies

    1. National Defense Industry Association Privacy Policy

  5. Other

    1. Consumer.net Privacy Policies

    2. Platform for Privacy Preferences

Privacy Software and Methods

  1. Andre Bacard's Privacy Page

  2. Anon.xg.nu

  3. Anonymity and Privacy on the Internet

  4. Anonymizer.com

  5. Cookies

    1. Bake Your Own Internet Cookie

    2. How Tasty Are Your Cookies?

  6. CPA WebTrust

  7. Electronic Frontiers Georgia (provides methods for anonymous downloads and use of the Internet)

  8. Junk Mail

    1. MAPS Transport Security Initiative

  9. Kubaitis, Ed, A Note About Web Browers & Privacy (November 20, 1994)

  10. MyPrivacy.Org

  11. Opt.out

  12. Privacy Analysis of Your Internet Connection

  13. PrivacyRatings.org

  14. PriceWaterhouseCoopers Better Web Program

  15. Privacybot.com (for website providers)

  16. SecureAssure.com (for website providers)

  17. TRUSTe

  18. Walt's Navigating the Net Forum: Privacy

Encyption and Security Issues

Conferences and Workshops

  1. Computers, Freedom & Privacy Conference (11th)

  2. SAFE (Security and Freedom Through Encryption) Conference (July 1, 1996)

Bibliography and Webliography

  1. Analyses of Privacy Questions on the Internet

    1. Advisory Committee on Online Access and Security: Final Report (report to the US Federal Trade Commission)

    2. Anonymous Communications on the Internet (American Association for the Advancement of Science)

    3. Coyle, Karen, A Primer on Internet Privacy

    4. Craner, Lorrie Faith: Internet Privacy: A Public Concern

    5. Craner, Lorrie Faith, Joseph Reagle, and Mark S. Ackerman, Beyond Concern: Understanding Net Users' Attitudes About Online Privacy (April 14, 1999)

    6. Dern, Daniel C., Footprints and Fingerprints in Cyberspace: The Trail You Leave Behind

    7. Georgetown Internet Privacy Policy Study; Reaction to the Georgetown Study

    8. Governing Internet Privacy: A Freemarket Primer

    9. McCullough, Declan, Why Internet Privacy Is Overrated

    10. Nameless in Cyberspace (from the Cato Institute)

    11. United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Courts and Intellectual Property, Privacy in electronic communications (2000).
      Law Library Gov. Docs. Micro. Y 4.J 89/1:105/132
    12. What's Related? Everything But Your Privacy

  2. Current and Pending Legislative Activity in the Area

    1. Clarke, Roger, Current Developments in Internet Privacy (Australia)

    2. BBBONLINE Testifies Before Senate Judiciary Committee on Progress of Internet Privacy Program

    3. FTC Wants More Regulatory Authority to Police Internet Privacy

    4. Oram, Andy, Year-End Worldwide RoundUp on Internet Privacy (December 29, 1998)

    5. Oram, Andy, Little-Known International Agreement May Determine Internet Privacy (August 11, 1998)

  3. Other Issues

    1. Cybersurveillance (from Discovery.com)

  4. Internet Identity Theft

    1. United States. General Accounting Office, Identity fraud information on prevalence, cost, and Internet impact is limited : briefing report to congressional requesters (1998).
      Law Library Gov. Docs. Micro. GA 1.13: GGD-98-100 BR
  5. Availability of Information on the Internet
    1. United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Terrorism, Technology, and Government Information, The availability of bomb-making information on the Internet [microform] : hearing before the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Technology, and Government Information of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourth Congress, first session ... May 11, 1995 (1996).
      Law Library Gov. Docs. Micro. Y 4.J 89/2: S. HRG 104-729
    2. United States. Congress. House. Committee on Commerce. Subcommittee on Health and the Environment. Internet posting of chemical "worst case" scenarios, a roadmap for terrorists [microform] : joint hearing before the Subcommittees on Health and Environment and Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixth Congress, first session, February 10, 1999 (1999).
      Law Library Gov. Docs. Micro. Y 4.C 73/8:106-3
  6. Children and the Internet
    1. Kids And The Internet: The Promise And The Perils, An NCLIS Hearing In Arlington, Virginia, November 10, 1998, June 1999 (2000?).
      Law Library Gov. Docs. Y 3.L 61:2 K54
    2. McClure, Charles R., Public libraries and the Internet : study results, policy issues, and recommendations (1994).
      Law Library Gov. Docs. Y 3.L 61:2 L 61/6
    3. United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, Children's Internet Protection Act [microform] : report of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on S. 97 (1999).
      Law Library Gov. Docs. Micro. Y 1.1/5:106-141
  7. Internet Guides to Cyberspace Law

    1. Cyberlaw Encyclopedia

    2. Walton, Timothy J., Internet Privacy Law

  8. Cookies. See also Privacy Software and Methods

    1. Bailey, Craig C., Persistent Cookies (December 1996)

    2. The Cookie Controversy

    3. EPIC: Net Users Urge Standards to Protect Privacy

    4. EPIC Report: Surfer Beware (June 1997)

    5. How Webserver Cookies Threaten Your Privacy (from JUNKBUSTERS.COM)

    6. Mayer-Schoenberger, Victor, The Internet and Privacy Legislation

    7. Taking the Byte Out of Cookies

  9. Newspapers and Periodicals

    1. Privacy Times (online newsletter)

  10. Cases and Issues

    1. Tim McVeigh's Home Page

    2. The Double-Click Controversy

      1. Internet Privacy Tiff (February 15, 2000) from TIME/CANOE Online

      2. Microsoft Granted Patent for Double-Click

    3. Spam (Electronic Junk Mail)

      1. Existing and Emerging Laws on Junk E-Mail

      2. Washington Nabs a Spammer

      3. Spam Laws

    4. Cyberstalking

      1. 1999 Report on Cyberstalking

      2. Australian Government: Australian Institute of Criminology Report on Cyberstalking (2000)

      3. Cyberstalking--Is It Covered by Current Anti-Stalking Laws?

      4. National Conference of State Legislatures: Cyberstalking Laws

      5. Cyberstalking: Menaced on the Internet

    5. Spyware and Pop-Ups

      1. A Close Reading of Utah's Spyware Control Act

      2. FTC Cracks Down on Spyware Operation

      3. California Law Seen As First Salvo in Spyware Fight



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