The Right of Privacy in the Computer Age

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Quorum Books, 1987 - Political Science - 163 pages

As confidential information relating to the lives of millions of citizens continues to be stored in data banks and other electronic systems, Americans are becoming increasingly aware of potential and actual infringements of their right of privacy. What is less apparent, however, is precisely what this right consists of and how it may be protected. In his clear and straightforward exposition of the subject, Warren Freedman delineates the substance and parameters of the right of privacy, the practices that violate it, and available judicial remedies, incorporating practically oriented commentary on applicable case law. Written by an experienced legal professional, this book offers guidance on a timely and complex subject using a minimum of complex language.

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Contents

Protection of Individual Personal Dignity
33
Constitutional Protection of Interests in Personality
73
Computer Age Technology and the Right of Privacy
93
Copyright

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About the author (1987)

WARREN FREEDMAN has written more than 45 legal treatises, more than 100 law review articles, served as State Trial Referee in Connecticut and a Hearing Examiner in New York, and continues to lecture at various educational and legal forums. He served as an Attorney Examiner with the Federal Trade Commission, a member of the faculty of Rutgers University School of Law, practiced law in his own New Rochelle, New York law firm, and for many years was assistant secretary and legal counsel of Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.

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