What has been happening in the world of online safety and privacy? This webinar, by the author of the book Digital Citizenship: Teaching Strategies and Practice from the Field and the upcoming title Becoming a Digital Parent will summarize the current trends, laws in the US, software/apps and more in this space.


Topics discussed in this webinar include:
• Online privacy law in the US and beyond
• Online privacy trends including AI surveillance, encryption and more
• Red flag apps
• Online safety trends: What’s happening at a national level and politically?
• Advice for librarians to keep their patrons safe and private online

Trends in Online Safety and Privacy

  • Carrie Rogers-Whitehead worked in libraries for nearly a decade and now consults and trains librarians. She regularly researches and writes for librarians, educators and parents. Carrie is the author of the book Digital Citizenship: Teaching and Practice from the Field (2019) and Teen Fandom and Geek Programming with Rowman & Littlefield (2018). Her new book for librarians, Serving Teens and Adults on the Autism Spectrum:  A Guide for Libraries will be released by ABC-CLIO in August  2020 and in early  2021 Becoming a Digital Parent with be published with Routledge. She is the founder of Digital Respons-Ability, a mission-based company that has educated tens of thousands of students, parents and educators in digital citizenship. Carrie is a sought after trainer, former TEDx speaker, adjunct instructor and loves to teach others.


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