Here are the latest posts about Privacy on Writers Write:
Japanese Librarians Furious Over Haruki Murakami Privacy Breach (2015-12-03): Japanese librarians are furious about a leak to a newspaper of what books Nobel Prize winning author Haruki Murakami read in high school. The newspaper refused to apologize.
American Library Association, ABFFE, and Tor Join Coalition to Stop NSA Surveillance Program (2013-06-13): A group of freedom of speech activists, journalists, publishers, internet companies and civil rights groups are demanding that Congress outlaw the NSA surveillance program
Google Denies Participating in NSA's Secret PRISM Program (2013-06-07): Google has denied participating in Google's secret PRISM program. Google says they have never even heard of it.
Mark Zuckerberg Calls PRISM Reports Outrageous (2013-06-07): Mark Zuckerberg has called PRISM outrageous in a new post on his Facebook page.
Sale of Borders Data to Barnes & Noble Approved After Email Opt-Out Added (2011-09-29): Bloomberg reports that U.
Video: Bill Bryson and Stephen Colbert Discuss Lack of Privacy in Times Past (2010-10-15): Stephen Colbert did a very entertaining interview with author Bill Bryson, whose new book is At Home: A Short History of Private Life.
Colleges Balk at RIAA Requests (2008-08-13): Colleges are furious
with the RIAA, which has been ramping up its efforts to stop illegal file sharing on college campuses.
J.K. Rowling's Privacy Complaint Rejected (2008-06-27): J.
Librarians Just Say No to Patriot Act (2007-06-27): Wired reports
on librarians who refused to comply with the Patriot Act.
Fox Seeks Identity of YouTuber (2007-01-25): Google Watch and Hollywood Reporter are reporting that Fox is seeking the identity of a YouTuber who uploaded episodes of Fox's hit shows 24 and The Simpsons.
AOL Searcher No. 4417749 (2006-08-08): AOL's accidental unleashing of hundreds of thousands of AOL customer's private searches has already resulted in the discovery of at least one specific person.
Service Helps You Spy on MySpace Members (2006-03-23): MySpace accounts are public so you can spy for free.
New Jersey Bill Would Stop Anonymous Blog Comments and Forums (2006-03-07): A new New Jersey bill seeks to stop anonymous posts on blogs and forums.
Workers Have Little Internet Privacy at Work (2005-12-12): A Wired article looks into the privacy rights workers have to use the Internet from work and finds that there isn't much privacy at all.
WSJ Suggests Keylogging Software to Snoop on Blogging Teens (2005-11-30): The gig may be up for teens that are trying to keep a blog secret from their parents.
Friendster Feature Controversy (2005-10-14): Wired reports that a new feature on Friendster, a blogging and social network service that competes with MySpace.
John Twelve Hawks: Living Off the Grid (2005-06-28): USA Today delves into the mystery author who calls himself John Twelve Hawks.
House Defeats Reader Privacy Amendment (2004-07-13): Last Thursday the House defeated the Freedom to Read Protection Act
proposed by Rep.