Privacy in Peril: How We Are Sacrificing a Fundamental Right in Exchange for Security and Convenience

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This provocative book offers a probing account of the erosion of privacy in American society, that shows that we are often unwitting, if willing, accomplices, providing personal data in exchange for security or convenience. The author reveals that in today's "information society," the personal data that we make available to virtually any organization for virtually any purpose is apt to surface elsewhere, applied to utterly different purposes. The mass collection and processing of personal information produces such ...

Privacy in Peril: How We Are Sacrificing a Fundamental Right in Exchange for Security and Convenience 2009, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780195394368

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