The Resource Privacy in the modern age: : the search for solutions, (ebook)

Privacy in the modern age: : the search for solutions, (ebook)

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Privacy in the modern age: : the search for solutions
Title
Privacy in the modern age:
Title remainder
the search for solutions
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Language
eng
Summary
The threats to privacy are well known: the National Security Agency tracks our phone calls; Google records where we go online and how we set our thermostats; Facebook changes our privacy settings when it wishes; Target gets hacked and loses control of our credit card information; our medical records are available for sale to strangers; our children are fingerprinted and their every test score saved for posterity; and small robots patrol our schoolyards and drones may soon fill our skies. The contributors to this anthology don't simply describe these problems or warn about the loss of privacy - they propose solutions. They look closely at business practices, public policy, and technology design, and ask, "Should this continue? Is there a better approach?" They take seriously the dictum of Thomas Edison: "What one creates with his hand, he should control with his head." It's a new approach to the privacy debate, one that assumes privacy is worth protecting, that there are solutions to be found, and that the future is not yet known. This volume will be an essential reference for policy makers and researchers, journalists and scholars, and others looking for answers to one of the biggest challenges of our modern day. The premise is clear: there's a problem-let's find a solution
Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
323.44/80973
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Rotenberg, Marc
  • Scott, Jeramie
  • Horwitz, Julia
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  • Privacy, Right of
  • Big data
  • Data protection
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adult
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Privacy in the modern age: : the search for solutions, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781620971086
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11833337
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remote
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11833337
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MWT11833337
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Privacy in the modern age: : the search for solutions, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781620971086
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11833337
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11833337
System control number
MWT11833337
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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