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Statement of Privacy

Privacy is essential to the exercise of free speech, free thought, and free association. The courts have established a First Amendment right to receive information in a publicly funded library like UW. In a library, the right to privacy is the right to open inquiry without having the subject of one's interests put them at risk for harm.

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Social Media Security Settings

Facebook is rolling out some possible changes to its privacy settings in the wake of the March 17, 2018 data breach involving Cambridge Analytica. In the meantime, here are some options for securing your personal data on Facebook.


Truth Dimension No. 7, painting by Liu Wei, 2013. See-ming Lee, licensed under CC BY 2.0


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