Making Room for Privacy in the Global Village
Dionne, Joseph L., The Christian Science Monitor
Thirty years ago my company, McGraw-Hill, published a book by the visionary Marshall McLuhan. In that book, Mr. McLuhan predicted the coming of a global village - a world of electronic connections, where distance no longer mattered as a barrier between people.
Today McLuhan's vision is reality and, like families adjusting to apartment living, we all are learning how to live in closer proximity to one another than most of us could have imagined a generation ago.
We're also seeing our privacy jostled and threatened by the electronic frontier. We're constantly being asked questions such as what's your mother's maiden name? What's your Social Security number? How much …
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Publication information: Article title: Making Room for Privacy in the Global Village. Contributors: Dionne, Joseph L. - Author. Newspaper title: The Christian Science Monitor. Publication date: August 5, 1997. Page number: 18. © 2009 The Christian Science Publishing Society. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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