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Category Archives: American Privacy

Great Article about Beacon Press in the Boston Globe

The Boston Globe published a glowing article about Beacon Press, which is celebrating its 161st anniversary this year. The press, under the leadership of director Helene Atwan, recently moved from its historic offices behind the Massachusetts State House on Beacon Hill to a former factory at 24 Farnsworth Street near the city’s Fan Pier. I…

American Privacy

American Privacy: The 400-Year History of Our Most Contested Right

A page-turning narrative of privacy and the evolution of communication, from broken sealing wax to high-tech wiretapping A sweeping story of the right to privacy as it sped along colonial postal routes, telegraph wires, and today’s fiber-optic cables on a collision course with presidents and programmers, librarians and letter-writers. American Privacy traces the lineage of…

Privacy, Anonymity, and Intellectual Freedom in the Facebook Era [Lecture]

2011-06-23 Privacy, Anonymity, and Intellectual Freedom in the Facebook Era from Frederick Lane Presented for the Fred K. Darragh Distinguished Lecture at the Central Arkansas Library System in Little Rock, Arkansas on June 23, 2011. If you are interested in discussing a presentation or professional development program for your organization on this topic, please contact…

American Privacy: Can a 19th Century Right Survive 21st Century Technology? [Lecture]

2010-07-20 American Privacy from Frederick Lane A lecture on my book, American Privacy, delivered at the 2010 eCampus conference at Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH on July 20, 2010. This hour seminar is designed to provide audiences with a brief overview of the history of the right to privacy in the United States. If you are…

Press Release — Constitutional Scholar and Author Frederick Lane to Introduce His New Book, “American Privacy,” at Boston’s Old State House

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Info: Frederick Lane Burlington, VT 802-318-4604 fslane3@gmail.com www.FrederickLane.com CONSTITUTIONAL SCHOLAR AND AUTHOR FREDERICK LANE TO INTRODUCE HIS NEW BOOK, “AMERICAN PRIVACY,” AT BOSTON’S OLD STATE HOUSE BURLINGTON, VT — Constitutional scholar, attorney, and privacy expert Frederick Lane will introduce his new book, “American Privacy: The 400-Year-History of Our Most Contested Right,”…