Sheena L. Erete

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This paper describes how three Chicago communities that vary by socio-economic status, race, and crime rate appropriate information and communication technologies (ICTs) to aid in grassroots, community-based crime prevention efforts. Using interviews, observations, and online content analysis, we found three major differences in how ICTs were appropriated:(More)
This paper describes how online conversations about crime amongst local residents impact offline behavior. We conducted a three-year study in five middle to low-income geographically-bound communities (defined as police beats), where we observed community meetings for two years, interviewed 45 residents, and performed qualitative content analysis on over(More)
" I've got nothing to hide " is a common response when people are asked their view on government surveillance and online tracking for the sake of national security and interest-based advertising, respectively. The 'nothing to hide' (NtH) privacy view, characterized by Solove, raises new and important research questions scarcely explored. By clearly(More)
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