Courtney Jackson

Assignment #1
Privacy Assignment #1
1. Keyword I used to search the scholarly journals list is Privacy. The database I
used was Academic Onefile. I chose this database because it had more to

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choose from than the others.

2. In ‘Google’s Unified Privacy Policy Draws Threat Of $15M Fine In The
Netherlands’ the Netherlands

wants to fine Google 15 million dollars if

they don’t make amendments to its privacy policy by the end of February
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2015. The Netherlands want Google to agree with Dutch data protection law.
Google also has to tell people what personal data is being obtained by what
specific service and for what purpose. CBP president Jacob Kohnstamm said
“Google captures us in an invisible wed of our personal information without
telling us that and without our permission.” (Lomas) Google has achieved
most of what the Netherlands has wanted from them and also, Google wants
to make some changes with the European privacy regulators. (Lomas)
3. The search engine I used the academic search engine and the. They keyword I
used was Privacy and I got
Database

# of articles

Were they
specific on
Topic?

Was this
helpful?

Timeles
s?

Academic
Search Engine
(Yang)

19

Yes

Yes, showed a
preview of
what was
going to be in
the article.

No,
very
long

Education
Source
(Amanda
Nichols Hess)

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No

Yes, showed a
preview of
what was
going to be in
the article.

No,
very
long

4. “Google’s Unified Privacy Policy Draws Threat Of $15M Fine in the
Netherlands” by Natasha Lomas
1. This article was written December 17, 2014 and was not updated.
2. Yes, this article related to my topic.

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3. The author of this article is Natasha Lomas. Natasha is a reporter at
techcrunch and she previously worked at silcon.com for five years covering
business technology. Also, different websites have used her article with her
name on it.
4. Yes this article is accurate because it has people in it stating facts about
Google. I also found it on other popular websites like Blue path Co.
5. Natasha Lomas wrote this article to inform people about what Google has
been doing and how Google is trying to fix what they have done wrong. This
article is material objective because it has physical evidence like John
Kohnstamm from CBP news giving evidence on why Google is having
problems.
5. I used the website Techcrunch for my website and I used Preserving
Patron Privacy in the 21st Century Academic Library journal article.
Techcrunch had numerous articles to search and choose from just like
the Education Source journal article. But, techcrunch was more
interesting to look through with all the different privacy that goes on in
the world. The articles were very brief and to the point. They had a lot
to offer and the timeliness was very quick and easy to get to.
Preserving Patron Privacy in the 21st Century Academic Library was
very long but also had a table on the side to tell me where exactly I
wanted to go throughout the article. If I had to do it over again, I would
do Techcrunch because it was short and sweet! The authority in
Techcrunch was John Kohnstamm from CBP news.
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Works Cited
Amanda Nichols Hess, Rachhelle Laporte-Fiori, Keith Engwall. "Preserving Patron
Privacy in the 21st Century Academic Library." (2014).
Lomas, Natasha. "Google’s Unified Privacy Policy Draws Threat Of $15M Fine In The
Netherlands." techcrunch (2014): 1.
Yang, Ji-Jiang Li, Jian-Quiang Niu, Yu. "A hybrid solution for privacy preserving
medical data sharing in the cloud enviorment." (2015).

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