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CITP Luncheon Series: Jasmine McNealy – Finding a “Home” Web:

Nov 21, 2013 12:30PM to 01:30PM
306 Sherrerd Hall
Open to the Public
Jasmine McNealy

Center for Information Techonology Program

Streaming Live: https://www.youtube.com/user/citpprinceton

Lunch will be served.


An oft-repeated mantra in privacy law circles is that an individual has the greatest expectation of privacy in his home. Most think of the home as the brick and mortar, residential location where one physically resides. Yet, an increasing number of individuals are living their lives—interacting with others, engaging in otherwise private activities, disclosing personal information—online. In fact, a recent study by the Pew Internet and American Society Project found that 65 percent of Internet users use social networking sites, which require the disclosure of certain personal information and, perhaps, encourage continued information disclosure. Should these Internet/social media users, who spend so much of their lives in these mediated environments, have a greater expectation of privacy with respect to the personal information they post/provide? This presentation will discuss the first step in the process of analyzing this question. More specifically, this presentation examines the question, “What is home?”