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From the PublisherEsther Dyson From the Foreword [The Hundredth Window] lays out, eloquently and in detail, the range of issues that comprise personal privacy in the age of the Internet. It is clear that the concept of privacy, the threats to it, and the means to achieve it are all changing as a result of our new computer-based lives. The world will never be a perfect place, but with the kinds of warnings and solutions that Charles Jennings and Lori Fena describe, we will be able at least to move it in the right direction.
Francis Fukuyama author of The Great Disruption and Trust: The Social Virtues and the Creation of Prosperity The Hundredth Window will make you sit up and realize that the Internet, like all highways, can convey bad things as well as good, and that your privacy and security may well be in jeopardy as you browse. Charles Jennings and Lori Fena show that trust in cyberspace is ultimately a matter of people, not technology, and they give readers loads of practical advice on how to use the Internet safely.
N.J. Nicholas, Jr. former chief executive officer, Time Warner Charles Jennings and Lori Fena call for a new kind of integrity in our new information economy — integrity in the use of personal data. They show how vulnerable we all are in this age of the Internet and why it is essential that businesses develop new and higher standards of privacy protection. Every business leader should read this book.
Topher Neumann chairman, Center for Trust Online, Ernst & Young, LLP The Chinese have a saying: "The sky is high and the emperor is far away." This is not true on the Internet. The Hundredth Window challenges us to consider how close the emperor is to our every move and how powerful are compounding data overlays of our lives. Charles Jennings and Lori Fena give us the tools to think critically about the new challenges of living in the connected age.
Christine A. Varney, partner, Hogan & Hartson, LLP; former commissioner, Federal Trade Commission Charles Jennings and Lori Fena have provided the first roadmap to navigating the digital age without unknowingly compromising your privacy. They help us understand the trade-offs between privacy and personalization, and how to make choices that work. In what is likely to be the most important work you'll read on privacy on the Net, you'll be frightened, excited and empowered, and you'll never surf the same again.