Legislating Privacy

Legislating Privacy

Technology, Social Values, and Public Policy

eBook - 1995
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While technological threats to personal privacy have proliferated rapidly, legislation designed to protect privacy has been slow and incremental. In this study of legislative attempts to reconcile privacy and technology, Priscilla Regan examines congressional policy making in three key areas: computerized databases, wiretapping, and polygraph testing. In each case, she argues, legislation has represented an unbalanced compromise benefiting those with a vested interest in new technology over those advocating privacy protection. ###Legislating Privacy# explores the dynamics of congressional poli.
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1995
ISBN: 9780585028002
0585028001
9780807837795
0807837792
0807864056
9780807864050
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xix, 310 pages) : illustrations

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