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Privacy Publications

Print friendly Modified January 29, 2013

Printed Publications

US-Based Newsletters

2600 Magazine. Inside technical information on telephone and computer network operations. Published quarterly. Contact: P.O. Box 752, Middle Island, NY 11953. Tel: (631) 751-2600. Fax: (631) 474-2677. Cost:$18/year.

Access Reports. A biweekly newsletter covering the Freedom of Information Act, other federal open government statutes, and information policy issues on both the legislative and administrative level. It also covers case law development on open government issues in the states. Current trends and issues in privacy are also covered. Editor: Harry Hammitt. Contact: 1624 Dogwood lane, Lynchburg, VA, 24503. Tel (804) 384-5334. Fax (804) 384-8272. Cost: $350/year.

Full Disclosure. A monthly newspaper on surveillance and civil liberties issues. Editor: Glen Roberts. PO Box 1533, Oil City, PA 16301. Cost: $29.95/year.

Gray Areas. Covers subject matter which is illegal, immoral and/or controversial. Covers all sorts of privacy issues ranging from urine tests to computer crimes to the rights of prisoners. Editor: Netta Gilboa. Address: Gray Areas, Inc. P.O. Box 808, Broomall, PA 19008-0808. Quarterly. Cost: $8.00/sample $12.00 foreign 4-issue subscriptions are $23 bulk/$32 first class mail/$45 foreign.

Privacy and American Business. Bimonthly publication giving an industry perspective on privacy. Editor: Robert Belair. Contact: or Two University Plaza, Suite 414, Hackensack, NJ 07601. Tel: (201) 996-1154. Fax: (201) 996-1883. Cost: $395/year.

Privacy Journal. A monthly journal on privacy, mainly in the U.S., now in its 38th year of publication. Publisher: Robert Ellis Smith. Contact: P.O. Box 28577, Providence, RI 02908. (401) 274-7861 (tel) (401) 274-4747 (fax). Cost: $125/year, discounted rates for individuals.

Privacy Law Adviser. Abi-weekly Pike & Fisher publication designed to provide concise, objective and current information on the full range of today’s consumer and employee privacy issues. Contact: 1010 Wayne Avenue, Suite 1400, Silver Spring, MD 20910-5600. Phone:1-800-255-8131.

Privacy Times. Biweekly newsletter on information law. Each issue covers developments related to privacy and information access, including summaries of court decisions on the Freedom of Information Act and other relevant statutes. Editor: Evan Hendricks. Contact: P.O. Box 21501, Washington, DC 20009. Tel: (301) 229-7002. Fax: (301) 229-8011. Cost: $250/Year.

International Newsletters

Computer Law and Security Report. UK-based report that focuses on world-wide developments in security granted by computer and technology laws. Editor: Stephen Saxby. Contact: Fax: 44-0-1865-843971 Cost: $822/year.

Privacy Laws and Business. UK-based newsletter that focuses on international privacy and data protection from a business perspective. Editor: Stewart Dresner. Contact: Raeburn House Fifth Floor, 100 Northholt Road, Harrow, Middlesex HA2 0BX, United Kindgom. Tel: 44-20-8423-1300. Fax: 44-20-8423-4536. Cost: $US 464/year.

Privacy Law and Policy Reporter. A well written, law-oriented overview of privacy developments in NZ, Australia and South Pacific. 10 issues/year. Editor: Graham Greenleaf. Contact: Level 11, Carlton Centre, 55-63 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia. 61-2-221-6199 (tel). Cost: $AZ 345