Privacy, information, and technology

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Aspen Publishers, Dec 5, 2008 - Computers - 530 pages
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Author Website: http://informationprivacylaw.com 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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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
ORIGINS AND TYPES
10
PRIVACY AND LAW ENFORCEMENT
77
Copyright

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About the author (2008)

Daniel J. Solove is associate professor, George Washington University Law School, and an internationally known expert in privacy law. He is frequently interviewed and featured in media broadcasts and articles, and he is the author of "The Digital Person: Technology and Privacy in the Information Age," He lives in Washington, D.C., and blogs at the popular law blog http: //www.concurringopinions.com.

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