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OUR VANISHING PRIVACY
And What You Can Do To Protect Yours
by Robert Ellis Smith, Publisher, Privacy Journal
*Will personal bar codes soon be required for each man, woman and child in the United States?
*Why does Quaker Oats Company want to know your views on gun control? *Is your pharmacist selling information about which drugs you use and how often you buy them?
*Why won't the phone company tell you about "Call Trace," a form of "Caller I.D." that doesn't let telemarketers shatter your privacy?
Our Vanishing Privacy is a shocking book that reveals just how much strangers know about your private life. Right now, someone is collecting information about your health, your finances, and your love life. And they don't have your best interests at heart. Our Vanishing Privacy tells you what you need to know to fight back.
Subjects covered include: * The rapid decline in information privacy * Your Social Security number: guard it with your life * How the Post Office sells your privacy * Caller ID: my privacy or yours? * How target marketing turns birds of a feather into sitting ducks * Is your medical information really confidential? * How tabloid TV has changed American privacy standards * What privacy rules govern the media? * Short Takes: quick essays on lax fax and other privacy problems * Twenty principles to protect information privacy * And much more.
Robert Ellis Smith, publisher of Privacy Journal, is one of the world's leading authorities on privacy. A graduate of Harvard College and Georgetown University Law Center, he uses his training as an attorney to advocate strong recognition of the right to privacy. Our Vanishing Privacy covers the entire spectrum of modern privacy invasion and lays the groundwork for a new respect for privacy, both in principle and practice.
1993, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 136 pp, soft cover.
Our Vanishing Privacy