you live? Have you ever visited a pornography site on the
What types of books
do you check out at the library?
What’s on your medical record?
Wait –you don’t
have to answer those questions.
Thanks to technology, the answers are already
out there. Disturbed?
So are advocates of privacy who feel “that emerging
are eroding Americans’ right to privacy” (Marshall, 2001,
We have become a surveillance society where panoptic
serves as a mechanism of control (Campbell & Carlson, 2002).
will consider the issue in more detail by focusing on the notion of
how technology can violate privacy, analyzing the implications of this,
and providing resources for protecting yourself.