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BALANCING PRIVACY AND ARCHIVAL ACCESS

By Karin Alejandra Rosemblat | The University of North Carolina Press Blog

"How should archival institutions balance privacy concerns with the need for access? Preserving privacy is important, certainly. But it is an imperative that needs to be balanced against the benefits of public knowledge. Moreover, access to information may benefit precisely those whose privacy archivists ostensibly aim to protect. Protecting privacy may allow unethical medical experiments or government violations of privacy to remain hidden."

Read the entire post on the University of North Carolina Press Blog.

Date of Publication: 
7/19/18