Colleges Must Protect Privacy in the Digital Age

One recent morning, an undergraduate attended a class at her college and turned in a term paper for which she had done research on the World Wide Web. She dropped by the library and borrowed a book by presenting her student identification card to the librarian, who recorded her name and Social Security number in the library database. She returned to her dormitory room, sent several e-mail messages, and, while online, bought books from the campus bookstore by credit