Terrorism Takes Toll on Privacy Worldwide. (Up Front: News, Trends & Analysis)
Swartz, Nikki, Information Management Journal
Privacy has become an unwitting victim of the 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States and the subsequent war on terrorism. But privacy is not just in danger in the United States. According to a recent report by privacy activist organizations Electronic Privacy Information Center and Privacy International, many countries have passed new laws that value increased security over personal privacy. In addition to U.S. laws, the report lists new anti-terrorism legislation in Australia, Austria, Britain, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, India, Singapore, and Sweden.
Many of the laws, the report notes, have been proposed and rejected for years, only to gain acceptance after the …
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Publication information: Article title: Terrorism Takes Toll on Privacy Worldwide. (Up Front: News, Trends & Analysis). Contributors: Swartz, Nikki - Author. Magazine title: Information Management Journal. Volume: 36. Issue: 6 Publication date: November-December 2002. Page number: 10. © 2009 Association of Records Managers & Administrators (ARMA). COPYRIGHT 2002 Gale Group.
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