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Unformatted text preview: Compsci 82, Fall 2011 12.1 Right to Privacy? Article 12 No one shall be subjected to arbitrary interference with his privacy , family, home or correspondence, nor to attacks upon his honour and reputation. Everyone has the right to the protection of the law against such interference or attacks. UN, Universal Declaration of Human Rights Privacy not mentioned, per se , in US Constitution, but rights upheld by SCOTUS Compsci 82, Fall 2011 12.2 Privacy and the Internet I smile every time someone says, "Privacy is dead" or the "Facebook generation doesn't care about privacy." If there is one issue that people feel passionately about today, that literally unites everyone who goes online, it is the interest in privacy. Marc Rotenberg EPIC You already have zero privacy, get over it. Scott McNealy Sun Compsci 82, Fall 2011 12.3 Zuckerberg on Privacy? Compsci 82, Fall 2011 12.4 Privacy once upon a time … Instantaneous photographs and newspaper enterprise have invaded the sacred precincts of private and domestic life; and numerous mechanical devices threaten to make good the prediction that "what is whispered in the closet shall be proclaimed from the house-tops. z Compsci 82, Fall 2011 12.5 Privacy, continued It is our purpose to consider whether the existing law affords a principle which can properly be invoked to protect the privacy of the individual; and, if it does, what the nature and extent of such protection is. Of the desirability -- indeed of the necessity -- of some such protection, there can, it is believed, be no doubt. Compsci 82, Fall 2011 12.6 Privacy Continued The press is overstepping in every direction the obvious bounds of propriety and of decency. Gossip is no longer the resource of the idle and of the vicious, but has become a trade, which is pursued with industry as well as effrontery. To satisfy a prurient taste the details of sexual relations are spread broadcast in the columns of the daily papers. The Right to Privacy , Samuel Warren and Louis Brandeis, Harvard Law Review, 1890 Compsci 82, Fall 2011 12.7 Privacy, Technology and the Internet What does government know about you?...
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