Tag: security in the field

The Privacy Paradox: IRBs in an Era of NSA Mass Surveillance

Rebecca Nelson , October 22nd, 2015

[This invited post was written by Daniel O’Maley, who recently graduated with a PhD in cultural anthropology from Vanderbilt University. His research focuses on the global Internet freedom movement…

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Encrypting Ethnography: Digital Security for Researchers

Rex , October 4th, 2015

(This invited post comes to us from Jonatan Kurzwelly. Jonatan is a a Ph.D. candidate in anthropology at the University of St. Andrews. You can email him at kurzwelly@mailbox.org ….

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Ethnographic Field Data 2: When Not-Sharing is Caring

Celia Emmelhainz , August 25th, 2015

In my last post, I recommended that we consider archiving and sharing records from our fieldwork. Yet sharing both raw notes and publications can present challenges, as Rex recently covered with…

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