33 Association of Research Libraries Research Library Issues 297 2019 Similarly, although Canada is much further along than the United States in comprehensive, national legislation protecting data privacy, it is clear that Canada is considering additional amendments to its laws. Canadian research libraries should watch for updates from the Canadian government’s 2018 roundtables and potential amendments to its laws to determine whether changes to their privacy policies are legally necessary. Endnotes 1. Samuel D. Warren and Louis D. Brandeis published an article, “The Right to Privacy,” in the Harvard Law Review 4, no. 5 (December 15, 1890): 193–220, in which they urged for a “right to privacy” or “right to be let alone.” This article proved to be highly influential and a right to privacy was subsequently adopted in court decisions. 2. “Library Bill of Rights,” American Library Association, last amended January 29, 2019, http://www.ala.org/advocacy/intfreedom/ librarybill. 3. “Privacy: An Interpretation of the Library Bill of Rights,” American Library Association, amended July 1, 2014, http://www.ala.org/ advocacy/intfreedom/librarybill/interpretations/privacy. 4. See, for example, Federal Trade Commission, Privacy Online: Fair Information Practices in the Electronic Marketplace: A Report to Congress (May 2000), 36–38, https://www.ftc.gov/sites/default/ files/documents/reports/privacy-online-fair-information-practices- electronic-marketplace-federal-trade-commission-report/ privacy2000text.pdf. 5. The White House, Consumer Data Privacy in a Networked World: A Framework for Protecting Privacy and Promoting Innovation in the Global Digital Economy (February 2012), https://obamawhitehouse. archives.gov/sites/default/files/privacy-final.pdf. 6. The White House, Consumer Data Privacy. 7. Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act of 1914.
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