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Today, the US, Canada, and a host of European countries are celebrating the second annual Data Privacy Day. In honor of Data Privacy Day, we are re-presenting Digital Natives project intern Kanupriya Tewari's video about one's "digital dossier," inspired by the privacy chapter in John Palfrey and Urs Gasser's Born Digital:


For more on privacy from the Digital Natives project check out their blog posts on digital privacy and digital identity. Also, last spring the project convened a roundtable on identity and privacy online (with video). And for more videos from the Digital Natives Project, check out all the pieces produced to date for the Reporters in the Field series.

More -- a sample of recent considerations of privacy from around the Berkman network:

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Youth and Media

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OpenNet Initiative

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Born Digital: Understanding the First Generation of Digital Natives

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The Future of the Internet and How to Stop It

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Is this utopia? Or the dawning of a 1984/Brave New World horror world? Whatever you call it, it’s happening. What kind of world are we creating? What will it be like to live there…