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Website privacy options aren’t much of a choice since they’re hard...

Hana Habib, Carnegie Mellon University and Lorrie Cranor, Carnegie Mellon University You’ve probably encountered a pair of shoes that won’t stop following you around the...

What’s private depends on who you are and where you live

Richard Wilk, Indiana University Citizens and policymakers around the world are grappling with how to limit companies’ use of data about individuals – and how...

Webcams in nursing home rooms may deter elder abuse – but...

Clara Berridge, University of Washington and Karen Levy, Cornell University Mary Ann Papp’s daughter Lisa was worried about her 75-year-old mother. A foot infection seemed to...

How much is your data worth to tech companies? Lawmakers want...

Samuel Lengen, University of Virginia New proposed legislation by U.S. senators Mark R. Warner and Josh Hawley seeks to protect privacy by forcing tech companies...

Why parents should think twice about tracking apps for their kids

Joel Michael Reynolds, University of Massachusetts Lowell The use of self-tracking and personal surveillance technologies has grown considerably over the last decade. There are now...

Congress is considering privacy legislation – be afraid

Jeff Sovern, St. John's University Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis called privacy the “right to be let alone.” Perhaps Congress should give states trying to...

What your pet’s microchip has to do with the Mark of...

Jordan Frith, University of North Texas An almost invisible electronic device used all over the world – best known to much of the public for...

The real problem with posting about your kids online

Priya C. Kumar, University of Maryland In a recent essay published in The Washington Post, a mother explained her decision to continue writing essays and...

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The blissful and bizarre world of ASMR

Craig Richard, Shenandoah University Have you ever stumbled upon an hourlong online video of someone folding napkins? Or maybe crinkling paper, sorting a thimble collection...