Edited by Bryce Clayton Newell, Tjerk Timan, Bert-Jaap Koops, Surveillance, Privacy and Public Space (2020)

From the book description: “Surveillance, Privacy, and Public Space problematizes our traditional understanding of ‘public space’. The chapter authors explore intertwined concepts to develop current privacy theory and frame future scholarly debate on the regulation of surveillance in public spaces. This book also explores alternative understandings of the impacts that modern living and technological progress have…

Colleen Eils, The Politics of Privacy in Contemporary Native, Latinx and Asian American Metafictions (2020)

From Channette Romero, author of Activism and the American Novel: Religion and Resistance in Fiction by Women of Color: “This book provides truly insightful and original contributions, including the author’s brilliant attention to the politics of the archive and to the ways in which literature might be used to evade social responsibility by providing readers with…

Linnette Attai, Student Data Privacy: Managing Vendor Relationships (2020)

From Laura Pollak, program specialist, Nassau BOCES: “Linnette Attai has once again created a clear and comprehensive student data privacy guide for educators. Her latest book shows how educational agencies can develop positive relationships with software vendors, establish procedures for selecting and vetting software products, and negotiate contracts with privacy in mind. A must read…

Firmin Debrabander, Life After Privacy (2020)

From William Egginton, author of The Splintering of the American Mind: “Life After Privacy: Reclaiming Democracy in a Surveillance Society is an eloquent, compelling call for us to rethink our commitment to privacy by understanding its history and uses. Rather than attempting to double down on a possibly doomed principle, DeBrabander argues that what is really needed…

Barton Gellman, Dark Mirror (2020)

From Jennifer Szalai, The New York Times: “Engrossing. . . . Gellman [is] a thorough, exacting reporter . . . a marvelous narrator for this particular story, as he nimbly guides us through complex technical arcana and some stubborn ethical questions. . . . Dark Mirror would be simply pleasurable to read if the story it…

Frank Pasquale, New Laws of Robotics (2020)

From the Financial Times: “Thought-provoking…Explores how we can best try to ensure that robots work for us, rather than against us, and proposes a new set of laws to provide a conceptual framework for our thinking on the subject.” From Jack Balkin: “In Frank Pasquale’s bold and humane vision of robotics and artificial intelligence, technology transforms…