Privacy, Information, and Technology, Second Edition / Edition 2

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Privacy, Information, and Technology examines how the right to privacy is implicated by the Internet, communications media, and emergent technologies. Anyone interested in exploring this timely subject will find Privacy, Information, and Technology informative, readable, and engaging.

The second edition of Privacy, Information, and Technology features:

  • Background information and lucid text that explains the law and policy of information privacy in relation to computers, databases, and the Internet
  • Broad coverage of government surveillance and the legal ramifications surrounding
    • The Fourth Amendment
    • Sensory enhancement technologies
    • Wiretapping
    • Computer searches
    • ISP records
    • The Electronic Communications Privacy Act
    • The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act
    • The USA-PATRIOT Act
  • A thorough examination of new and cutting-edge issues, such as
    • Privacy and access to public records
    • Government access to personal information
    • Airline passenger screening and profiling
    • Data mining
    • Consumer privacy
    • Financial privacy
  • Significant new case decisions involving the Fair Credit Reporting Act, Privacy Act, and identity theft
  • Emerging information technologies and their associated implications for individual privacy, including
    • Computer databases
    • RFID (Radio Frequency Identification)
    • Cookies, spyware, and data mining
  • Updated coverage of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Amendments of 2008, and NSA (National Security Agency) surveillance
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735579101
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
  • Publication date: 12/10/2008
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 530
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Part 1. Introduction

A. Information Privacy, Technology, and the Law

B. Information Privacy Law: Origins and Types

C. Perspectives on Privacy

Part 2. Privacy and Law Enforcement

A. The Fourth Amendment and Emerging Technology

B. Federal Electronic Surveillance Law

C. Digital Searches and Seizures

D. National Security and Foreign Intelligence

Part 3. Privacy and Government Records and Databases

A. Public Access to Government Records

B. Government Records of Personal Information

C. Identification

Part 4. Privacy of Financial and Commercial Data

A. The Financial Services Industry and Financial Data

B. Commercial Entities and Personal Data

C. Data Security

D. First Amendment Limitations on Privacy Regulation

E. Government Access to Financial and Business Records

F. Anonymity

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