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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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Technology and Privacy New ed

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ISBN13: 9780262511018
ISBN: 0262511010
Published: September 1998
Publisher: The MIT Press Ltd
Format: Paperback
Price: £18.95



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Privacy is the capacity to negotiate social relationships by controlling access to personal information. As laws, policies, and technological design increasingly structure people's relationships with social institutions, individual privacy faces new threats and new opportunities. Over the last several years, the realm of technology and privacy has been transformed, creating a landscape that is both dangerous and encouraging. Significant changes include large increases in communications bandwidths; the widespread adoption of computer networking and public-key cryptography; mathematical innovations that promise a vast family of protocols for protecting identity in complex transactions; new digital media that support a wide range of social relationships; a new generation of technologically sophisticated privacy activists; a massive body of practical experience in the development and application of data-protection laws; and the rapid globalization of manufacturing, culture, and policy making.;The essays in this book provide a conceptual framework for the analysis and debate of privacy policy and for the design and development of information systems. The international authorship represent technical, economic, and political aspects of privacy. The text also provides an analyses of privacy issues in the United States, Canada, and Europe.

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Contents:
Beyond the mirror world - privacy and the representational practices of computing, Philip E. Agre; Design for privacy in multimedia computing and communications environments, Victoria Bellotti; Convergence revisited - toward a global policy for the protection of personal data? Colin J. Bennett; Privacy-enhancing technologies - typology, critique, vision, Herbert Burkett; Re-engineering the right to privacy - how privacy has been transformed from a right to a commodity, Simon G. Davies; Controlling surveillance - can privacy protection be made effective?, David H. Flaherty; Does privacy law work? Robert Gellman; Generational development of data protection in Europe, Viktor Mayer-Schonberger; Cryptography, secrets, and the structuring of trust, David J. Phillips; Interactivity as though privacy mattered, Rohan Samarajiva.