The digital person : technology and privacy in the information age / Daniel J. Solove.
Daniel Solove presents a startling revelation of how digital dossiers are created, usually without the knowledge of the subject, & argues that we must rethink our understanding of what privacy is & what it means in the digital age before addressing the need to reform the laws that regulate i...
New York :
New York University Press,
- Introduction ; The problems of digital dossiers ; Traditional conceptions of privacy ; Rethinking privacy ; A road map for this book
- pt. 1. Computer databases.
- The rise of the digital dossier ; A history of public-sector databases ; A history of private-sector databases ; Cyberspace and personal information
- Kafka and Orwell : reconceptualizing information privacy ; The importance of metaphor ; George Orwell's big brother ; Franz Kafka's trial ; Beyond the secrecy paradigm ; The aggregation effect ; Forms of dehumanization : databases and the Kafka metaphor
- The problems of information privacy law ; The privacy torts ; Constitutional law ; Statutory law ; The FTC and unfair and deceptive practices ; A world of radical transparency : freedom of information law ; The law of information privacy and its shortcomings
- The limits of market-based solutions ; Market-based solutions ; Misgivings of the market ; The value of personal information ; Too much paternalism?
- Architecture and the protection of privacy ; Two models for the protection of privacy ; Toward an architecture for privacy and the private sector ; Reconceptualizing identity theft ; Forging a new architecture
- pt. 2. Public records.
- The problem of public records ; Records from birth to death ; The impact of technology ; The regulation of public records
- Access and aggregation : rethinking privacy and transparency ; The tension between transparency and privacy ; Conceptualizing privacy and public records ; Transparency and privacy : reconciling the tension ; Public records and the First Amendment
- pt. 3. Government access.
- Government information gathering ; Third party records and the government ; Government, private-sector information flows ; The Orwellian dangers ; The Kafkaesque dangers ; Protecting privacy with architecture
- The Fourth Amendment, records, and privacy ; The architecture of the Fourth Amendment ; The shifting paradigms of Fourth Amendment privacy ; The new Olmstead ; The emerging statutory regime and its limits
- Reconstructing the architecture ; Scope : system of records ; Structure : mechanisms of oversight ; Regulating post-collection use of data ; Developing an architecture