Sonic Privacy with Jasmine McNealy, University of Florida’s College of Journalism and Communications
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This presentation is based on a study that considers the collection of sonic – sound related – data and proposes a theory of sonic privacy for data collection. At its foundation, this theory of sonic privacy examines the right of individuals related to their sonic emissions and distinguishes between sounds heard by other individuals and those collected through technological machinations. The talk examines the prior literature and background providing the foundational thinking on privacy related to sound. Following this, it turns to the wealth of sound focused privacy cases and legislation, specifically in the areas of surreptitious recording.
Jasmine E. McNealy is an associate professor in the Department of Telecommunication, in the College of Journalism and Communications at the University of Florida, where she studies information, communication, and technology with a view toward influencing law and policy. Her research focuses on privacy, online media, and communities. She holds a PhD in Mass Communication with an emphasis in Media Law, and a J.D. from the University of Florida, and a Bachelor of Science degree in both Journalism and Afro-American studies from the University of Wisconsin.
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