Privacy vs eBooks

wnylibrarian's picture

This is a great blog post regarding privacy vs. eBooks. Specifically, libraries adhere to a privacy standard of users circulation:

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

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