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The Death of Privacy The Battle for Personal Privacy in the Courts, the Media, and Society

Gini Graham Scott Ph. D.

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Paperback. 402 pages. Dimensions: 8.5in. x 5.5in. x 0.9in.Today, personal privacy is becoming a thing of the past due to the information revolution, the intrusive gossip hungry media, and other social and technological developments making everyones life an open book. As a result, individuals and organized groups have been fighting to create more privacy protections from those seeking to invade their privacy and learn information about them, which can quickly be spread worldwide due to the power of the Internet. The Death of Privacy raises intriguing questions about an individuals desire for the right to privacy versus Big Brothers right to know. For example: May an employer inquire about an employees personal history beyond details that may affect job performanceJust how far can the press go in revealing anything about anyoneCan the police demand to search your home or car as part of an official investigation in your neighborhoodWhat privacy protection exists if your name and address are obtained by marketers and mailing list companiesHow do the new technologies-cellular phones, faxes, e-mail, computer bulletin boards-influence the overall future of privacyDr. Gini Graham Scott, a nationally recognized expert on personal privacy and other related issues, gives a thoughtful overview of privacy battles in and out of the courtroom that have directly influenced what can remain private. In addition, this book shows the growing impact of print and broadcast media from the early privacy skirmishes generated by the press back in the late 1800s through the mid1990s, which turned todays media into tabloid journalism. The Death of Privacy steers an objective course in explaining the varying views on both sides of the battles, while advocating the right of individuals to maintain as much personal privacy protection of possible. This book will be of importance to anyone who wants to understand the decline of personal privacy today. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9784871874120

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Publisher: Ishi Press

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Today, personal privacy is becoming a thing of the past due to the information revolution, the intrusive gossip hungry media, and other social and technological developments making everyone's life an open book. As a result, individuals and organized groups have been fighting to create more privacy protections from those seeking to invade their privacy and learn information about them, which can quickly be spread worldwide due to the power of the Internet.The Death of Privacy raises intriguing questions about an individual's desire for the right to privacy versus Big Brother's "right to know". For example:May an employer inquire about an employee's personal history beyond details that may affect job performance?Just how far can the press go in revealing anything about anyone?Can the police demand to search your home or car as part of an official investigation in your neighborhood?What privacy protection exists if your name and address are obtained by marketers and mailing list companies?How do the "new technologies"-cellular phones, faxes, e-mail, computer bulletin boards-influence the overall future of privacy?Dr. Gini Graham Scott, a nationally recognized expert on personal privacy and other related issues, gives a thoughtful overview of privacy battles in and out of the courtroom that have directly influenced what can remain private. In addition, this book shows the growing impact of print and broadcast media from the early privacy skirmishes generated by the press back in the late 1800s through the mid1990s, which turned today's media into tabloid journalism.The Death of Privacy steers an objective course in explaining the varying views on both sides of the battles, while advocating the right of individuals to maintain as much personal privacy protection of possible. This book will be of importance to anyone who wants to understand the decline of personal privacy today.

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Gini Graham Scott, Ph.D. is a nationally known writer, consultant, speaker, and seminar/workshop leader, specializing in business and work relationships and professional and personal development. She is the founder of Changemakers and has published over 50 books on diverse subjects. Recent books include Disagreements, Disputes, and All-Out War, 30 Days to a More Powerful Memory, A Survival Guide for Working with Bad Bosses and A Survival Guide for Working with Humans, all from AMACOM, and The Talk Show Revolution, You the Jury, Fantasy Worlds, The Creative Traveler, Mind Power, The Empowered Mind, and The Truth About Lying. Scott has received national media exposure for her books, including appearances on Good Morning America, Oprah, Montel Williams, and CNN. Her Website is www.ginigrahamscott.com.

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