Privacy in Context: Technology, Policy, and the Integrity of Social Life

Privacy in Context: Technology, Policy, and the Integrity of Social Life

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by Helen Nissenbaum
     
 

As use of information technology increases, we worry that our personal information is being shared inappropriately, violating key social norms and irreversibly eroding privacy. This book describes how societies ought to go about deciding when to allow technology to lead change and when to resist it in the name of privacy.See more details below

Overview

As use of information technology increases, we worry that our personal information is being shared inappropriately, violating key social norms and irreversibly eroding privacy. This book describes how societies ought to go about deciding when to allow technology to lead change and when to resist it in the name of privacy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780804752367
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
Publication date:
12/22/2009
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Pt. I Information Technology's Power and Threat

1 Keeping Track and Watching over Us 21

2 Knowing Us Better than We Know Ourselves: Massive and Deep Databases 36

3 Capacity to Spread and Find Everything, Everywhere 51

Pt. II Critical Survey of Predominant Approaches to Privacy

4 Locating the Value in Privacy 67

5 Privacy in Private 89

6 Puzzles, Paradoxes, and Privacy in Public 103

Pt. III The Framework of Contextual Integrity

7 Contexts, Informational Norms, Actors, Attributes, and Transmission Principles 129

8 Breaking Rules for Good 158

9 Privacy Rights in Context: Applying the Framework 186

Conclusion 231

Notes 245

References 257

Index 281

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