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Data / Original Data

Data Share: Compromised Digital Records, 1980-2006

This is the event data we collected on news reports about compromised personal records from 1980-2006.  The data was used in several articles and book chapters.  While there is no formal code book we thought it was time to share the data and the best summary of our definition of […]

Commentary and OpEds / In The News / Slate

Slate: Let’s Nationalize Facebook

(This appeared as “Let’s Nationalize Facebook” in Slate’s Future Tense Blog.)   Over the last several years, Facebook has become a public good and an important social resource. But as a company, it is behaving badly, and long term, that may cost it: A spring survey found that almost half […]

Political Parties & Voter Privacy: Australia, Canada, the United States and United Kingdom in Comparative Perspective
Academic Articles

Political Parties & Voter Privacy: Australia, Canada, the United States and United Kingdom in Comparative Perspective

Howard, Philip N., and Daniel Kreiss. “Political Parties & Voter Privacy: Australia, Canada, the United States and United Kingdom in Comparative Perspective.” First Monday 15, no. 12. Political parties are among the most lax, unregulated organizations handling large volumes of personally identifiable data about citizens’ behavior and attitudes. We analyze […]

New Challenges to Political Privacy:  Lessons from the First U.S. Presidential Race in the Web 2.0 Era
Academic Articles

New Challenges to Political Privacy: Lessons from the First U.S. Presidential Race in the Web 2.0 Era

Kreiss, Daniel, and Philip N. Howard.  “New Challenges to Political Privacy:  Lessons from the First U.S. Presidential Race in the Web 2.0 Era.”  International Journal of Communication 4, no. 3. Pundits and scholars laud online campaigning for its potential to democratize politics and praise the 2008 Barack Obama campaign for […]