SMU Libraries Curate: Somebody's Watching Me - Personal Privacy Both Online and Offline

Personal information can be a powerful tool, especially as efficiency is increasingly revered as a key tenet in modern society. But what information do we compromise for the sake of convenience? Is it something we should be worried about and why?

This curated list of resources discusses the key privacy issues in modern society, from personal data security and maintaining privacy in the digital age, to state surveillance, among others.

Title / Author

Ctrl + Z : The Right to be Forgotten / Meg Leta Jones

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Cyber Defence in the Age of AI, Smart Societies and Augmented Humanity / Hamid Jahankhani; Stefan Kendzierskyj, Nishan Chelvachandran & Jaime Ibarra

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Data Protection and Privacy: (In)visibilities and Infrastructures / Ronald Leenes, Rosamunde van Brakel, Serge Gutwirth & Paul De Hert (Editors)

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Face Recognition Technology Compulsory Visibility and Its Impact on Privacy and the Confidentiality of Personal Identifiable Images / Ian Berle

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Genetic Privacy: An Evaluation of the Ethical and Legal Landscape / Terry Sheung-hung Kaan & Calvin Wai-Loon Ho

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Image Ethics : The Moral Rights of Subjects in Photographs, Film, and Television / Larry Gross, John Stuart Katz & Jay Ruby

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Imagining New Legalities : Privacy and Its Possibilities in the 21st Century / Austin Sarat, Lawrence Douglas & Martha Merrill Umphrey

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National Security vs. Civil & Privacy Rights / Micah L. Issitt

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Of Privacy and Power: The Transatlantic Struggle Over Freedom and Security / Henry Farrell & Abraham L. Newman

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Privacy in a Digital, Networked World: Technologies, Implications and Solutions / Sherali Zeadally & Mohamad Badra (Editors)

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Privacy: What Everyone Needs to Know / Leslie P. Francis & John G. Francis

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Protecting Personal Information : The Right to Privacy Reconsidered / Sherali Zeadally & Mohamad Badra (Editors)

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Reforming European Data Protection Law / Serge Gutwirth; Ronald Leenes; Paul De Hert

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The Identity Trade : Selling Privacy and Reputation Online / Nora A. Draper

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Under a Watchful Eye : Privacy Rights and Criminal Justice / William P. Bloss & Rolando V.Del Carmen

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You : For Sale Protecting your Personal Data and Privacy Online / Stuart Sumner

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Video

Big Data - "They" Know Everything About You
(32 min)

Everything's Under Control
(94 min)

Free Speech, Internet Privacy and the 'Right to Be Forgotten'
(28 min)

The Surveillance State
(24 Episodes)

Article

A Tale of Two Privacy Laws: The GDPR and the International Right to Privacy

Asia’s COVID-19 Lessons for the West: Public Goods, Privacy and Social Tagging

CJEU to Rule on Processing of Personal Data from Employees for Videoconferencing

Facebook, Google Face ‘Strong Pipeline’ of Privacy Rulings in Europe

Privacy at work: A review and a research agenda for a contested terrain

Privacy, National Security, and Internet Economy: An Explanation of China’s Personal Information Protection Legislation

Singapore Limits Contact-tracing Data After Outcry

Singaporeans More Accepting of Drones Than Those in West, but Privacy and Safety Concerns Remain

Singapore Plan to Use Monitoring App on Students’ Computers Sparks Privacy Fears

Who is Watching the Watchdog?: Ethical Perspectives of Sharing Health-Related Data for Precision Medicine in Singapore