Privacy vs eBooks
This is a great blog post regarding privacy vs. eBooks. Specifically, libraries adhere to a privacy standard of users circulation:
- (ALA) Library Bill of Rights
The nature of the electronic book almost precludes this notion. Anything electronic it can be tracked -- by someone. If it can be tracked it can be analyzed, repackaged, and sold off to third parties. So then, what happens to the privacy of circulation records?
See blog post:
(via blog, "Across Divided Networks") ebooks choices and the missing soul of librarianship