Cart 0 $0.00
IRE favicon


Resource ID: #17950
Subject: Privacy
Source: Atlantic Monthly
Date: March


Society will have to redefine what is meant by "privacy" in a world with caller I.D. and patents for imbedded chips which track people remotely. The market for tools and services that safeguard privacy is hopping (paper shredders, Hushmail, body guards all in demand). "A person can't function in American society without regularly using a Social Security Number, which has become a de facto national ID number --and which, as such, is the key to all sorts of private information. If one needs a mortgage, as almost everybody buying a home, does, one has to turn over paged of detailed background date, some of which banks can then sell to whomever they like." The article includes the who's who and what to read surrounding the privacy issue.

This file is not available for digital download. IRE members may place an order by emailing

109 Lee Hills Hall, Missouri School of Journalism   |   221 S. Eighth St., Columbia, MO 65201   |   573-882-2042   |   |   Privacy Policy
apartmentpenciluserscalendar-fullcrossmenu linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram
My cart
Your cart is empty.

Looks like you haven't made a choice yet.