|American Civil Liberty Union
Information on the latest privacy legislation being proposed or discussed by the U.S.
government. The current discussion deals with health records and who has the right to view
BBBOnLine (Better Business Bureau OnLine)
Information for Consumers and Businesses about OnLine transactions and the best means of
Center for Democracy & Technology
Current and packed with information and resources. Focus on developing legal
policies and access to technology that will help people control the disclosure of personal
Electronic Frontier Foundation
Site in support of "Protecting Rights and Promoting Freedom in the Electronic
Frontier". Many current events and articles concerning rights of liberty and privacy.
Electronic Privacy Information Center
Latest news concerning privacy protection discussed in US Government. There are many links
and articles about litigation and general information for those who wish to learn more
about privacy issues in general.
Federal Trade Commission
Information for protection of personal privacy. Informs Internet users what should
be looked for in a site.
Internet PRIVACY Coalition
A dated site with older articles from last year. The articles are good for
background history and info about some of the products available for online privacy.
A good collection of links to other resources and organizations. Part of The
Privacy Commission Act
Details of this Act as it was introduced to the House of Representatives on March 21,
"Protecting Your Privacy in the Information Age" A bit dated, however
another good link for finding out what personal information is available on the World Wide
Around the world review of privacy laws and various reactions to breaches of personal
privacy. Also take a look at the "US Big Brother Awards," selected for the
Computers, Freedom and Privacy 2000 Conference in Toronto. Awards included those who
breached privacy as well as to those organizations which "have made an outstanding
contribution to the protection of privacy."
Many different articles about privacy rights and violations. Many editorials with various
topics and research. Overall, good articles to educate users about current privacy
concerns and general references to Internet technology and terminology.
Privacy Rights Clearinghouse
"The PRC offers consumers a unique opportunity to learn how to protect their personal
privacy. Our publications provide in-depth information on a variety of informational
privacy issues, as well as practical tips on safeguarding personal privacy." Good
resource site for general and specific questions. Informative introductory article to
questions about privacy on the Internet: "Fact Sheet #18: Privacy in Cyberspace:
Rules for the Road of the Information Superhighway"
The Privacy Council
"The PRIVACY COUNCIL was created specifically to help businesses implement smart
privacy and data practices. We have brought together a team of experts in a number of
areas including privacy, network architecture and security, telecommunications, databases,
financial institutions, international data protection, fraud prevention, and public
relations. We have also brought in consultants who can advise on the latest rules and
regulations being proposed in Congress, the States and around the globe." Very
good site with numerous avenues to explore. Their international library is detailed, a
good place to start for international research.
The PRIVACY Forum
A written and audio site created by Lauren Weinstein in 1992. This site has a great
audio archive of various interviews and discussions about privacy issues.
The Privacy Page
Kept up to date with information about privacy tools, resources, international affairs,
children's privacy, and books. There is also information for consumer concerns when
using the shopping resources on the Internet. A good place to start and learn more.
The Privacy Pages
Articles, information about Encryption and Computer Security, Anonymous Servers, Invasions
of Privacy, Privacy Organizations and also a couple of links to WebPages which keep the hacker
community informed. An interesting selection of materials.
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