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Researching Privacy in a Networked World is a project based at the University of Maryland, College Park, led by iSchool professor Jessica Vitak and seeks to provide insights for regarding online privacy and security for users. "This lab seeks to enhance our understanding of how people think about and enact privacy-related decisions in various digital spaces. We do this by tackling a range of societal-level problems involving children, families, specific technologies, and core questions around data ownership, privacy, and ethics. The underlying goal of all these studies is to provide concrete recommendations for enhancing users’ privacy when sharing personal information online."
They have projects regarding Privacy and Security Resources for Elementary School Families and Teachers, Safe Data | Safe Families Project, an untitled project on understanding how smartphones users think about privacy when using their devices and how that affects subsequent decision-making about their data, and big data ethics.
They have a page of links to resources especially for device users that computer users might find particularly helpful. It includes sections on
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