STRAND 1: Social/ethical significance > 1.3 Privacy and anonymity

See the ITGS Guide p. 21 for details regarding Strand 1 Social/ethical significance and 1.3 Privacy and anonymity.

Data Pseudonymisation Explained

"The GDPR strongly encourages the use of data protection safeguards such as Anonymisation, Pseudonymisation and Data Minimisation."


Dog sitting at computer, talking to another dog. Steiner, P. New Yorker (1993) 69:20.

'Only the Best' Links

Links to Other Strands
Privacy Rights Clearinghouse
Empowering Customers. Proctecting Privacy
Comprehensive list of factsheets addressing isssues relating to privacy
Factsheets address a range of scenarios in Strand 2 and IT systems in Strand 3
Everything We Know About What Data Brokers Know About You
a comprehensive look at how data brokers mine data
MIT: Discarded hard drives yield private info
Why should I worry about privacy and security?
Online Safety
3.4 Internet

'Only the Best' Videos and Podcasts

Scary Pizza

Is digital privacy possible?
BBC World Service, podcast by Nigel Shadbolt, Jeff Jonas and Rafael Lozano Hemmer 24 March 2012 (41 minutes)

Making privacy tools usable for everyday internet user
(PBS video and transcript)

Stop Watching Us: the Video
Produced by the Electronic Frontier Foundation

Dos and Don'ts when using Social Networks

Google the "Hungry Beast"

The Terrible Truth about Facebook

Lori Andrews Says Internet Privacy is Dead: Video

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