Exploring Digital Privacy and Security in Elementary Schools @ CHI 2019

How do elementary school educators think about privacy and security when it comes to technology use in the classroom? What privacy and security lessons do students receive? Below, I describe findings and recommendations from a paper I co-wrote on this topic with Marshini Chetty, Tammy Clegg, and Jessica Vitak. I’ll present this paper at theContinue reading “Exploring Digital Privacy and Security in Elementary Schools @ CHI 2019”

Designing Resources to Help Kids Learn about Privacy Online @ IDC 2018

What types of educational resources would help elementary school-age children learn about privacy online? Below I share findings and recommendations from a paper I co-wrote with Jessica Vitak, Marshini Chetty, Tammy Clegg, Jonathan Yang, Brenna McNally, and Elizabeth Bonsignore. I’ll present this paper at the 2018 ACM Conference on Interaction Design and Children (IDC). WhatContinue reading “Designing Resources to Help Kids Learn about Privacy Online @ IDC 2018”

Kids and Privacy Online @ CSCW 2018

How do elementary school-aged children conceptualize privacy and security online? Below I share findings and recommendations from a paper I wrote with co-authors Shalmali Naik, Utkarsha Devkar, Marshini Chetty, Tammy Clegg, and Jessica Vitak. I’ll present this paper at the 2018 ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW). What did weContinue reading “Kids and Privacy Online @ CSCW 2018”

Privacy Policies, PRISM, and Surveillance Capitalism in MaC

I recently published my first journal article in a special issue of Media and Communication (MaC) on Post-Snowden Internet Policy. (Unfortunately, the editors misgendered me in the editorial). In my article, Corporate Privacy Policy Changes during PRISM and the Rise of Surveillance Capitalism, I analyzed the privacy policies of 10 internet companies to explore howContinue reading “Privacy Policies, PRISM, and Surveillance Capitalism in MaC”

Google Glass: Not Scary, Worth Discussing

“Instantaneous photographs…have invaded the sacred precincts of private and domestic life; and numerous mechanical devices threaten to make good the prediction that ‘what is whispered in the closet shall be proclaimed from the house-tops.’” Such is our fear of Google Glass, right? Taking pictures everywhere, sharing information with everyone, no more keeping secrets. But theContinue reading “Google Glass: Not Scary, Worth Discussing”