The Transparent Society: Will Technology Force Us to Choose between Privacy and Freedom?

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INDEX
Accountability
adversarial system and, 172-176
anonymity vs., 215
of authority, 158-161
of business, 252-254
of elites, 160-161
encryption and, 197-200
ensuring, 249-258
of government, 196-197
government policies aiding, 75
importance of, 11
laws regarding, 252-254
matrix of, 85-88
mutuality of, 208, 322
vs. privacy, 12-13
secrecy vs. 210-211
value of, 119
ACLU
and personal information issues, 90-91
and privacy issues, 58
ACLU v. Janet Reno, 348
Adams, Scott, 22, 23, 52, 70, 171, 337
Adelman, Leonard, 280
Aficionados, role of, 46-50
Agre, Philip, 39, 63, 176, 298, 352, 366
Alderman, Ellen, 8, 71, 73, 80, 342
Amateurism, benefits of, 49, 50-51
American Civil Liberties Union, 19
Ames, Aldrich, 55
Anarcho-libertarian view, 305-306
Anderson, Walter Truett, 361
Andreesen, Marc, 35
Anguilla, 199, 218
Anne, Statute of, 93
anon.penet.fi, 212-213
Anonymity
accountability hampered by, 215
costs and benefits of, 211-216
dangers of, 215
defined, 78
gender-based attitudes toward, 358
history of, 217
vs. pseudonymity, 245-251
remailers and, 99, 212-213
AOL, databases of, 57
Applied Cryptography,280
Arnett, Nick, 174
ARPANET, 38
Arquilla, John, 319
Artificial nose, 288
ASCAP, 345
At Large, 161
Audio surveillance, 6-7
Australia, privacy protections in, 74
Authority
accountability and, 158-161
suspicion of, 187
Back doors, 7
Bacon, Francis, 281
Banks, lain M., 117
Baran, Paul, 36, 316, 338
Barlow, John Perry, 13, 21, 23, 38, 126,303,307,337,348,358
Barram, David, 278
Baruch, Bernard, 310
BBC World Service, 315
Bernal, J. D., 68
Berra, Yogi, 263
Bill of Rights, 125
Biology, future of, 279
Biometric identification, 240-241
Bit taxes, 361
Blackmail, fighting, 227-230
Blaze, Matthew, 190, 279
Bly, Nelly, 132
Body odor parsing, 240
Bohr, Niels, 314
Bork, Robert H., 73, 74
Brain, evolution of, 264
Branch Davidians, 130, 140, 193
Brand, Stewart, 13, 45, 168
Brandeis, Louis D., 71, 201, 233
Branscomb, Anne Wells, 90, 98, 103,244,341
Brin, David, 336, 339
Brin, David (another), 236
Bronowski, Jacob, 322, 368
Brunner, John, 3, 363
Burke, James, 40, 259-260, 262
Burns, Ken, 28-29, 337
Bush, Vannevar, 35, 37
Business
accountability of, 252
relation to open society, 110
threat to privacy by, 202-203
Cable television, encryption in, 189
Caller ID, 212, 343
Cameras, miniature, 285, 286, 287, 365
Cameron, James, 27, 337
Campbell, John W., 255
Campbell, Joseph, 42
Canada, privacy protections in, 74
Capitalism, characteristics of, 11
Carroll, Lewis, 46
Cash flow, electronic tracking of, 66

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page i
  • Preface iii
  • Contents v
  • Part 1 - A New World 1
  • Chapter One - The Challenge of an Open Society 3
  • Chapter Two - The Age of Knowledge 32
  • Chapter Three - Privacy Under Siege 54
  • Chapter Four - Can We Own Information? 89
  • Part II - Minefields 115
  • Chapter Five - Human Nature and the Dilemma of Openness 117
  • Chapter Six - Lessons in Accountability 149
  • Chapter Seven - The War Over Secrecy 185
  • Part III - Road Maps 231
  • Chapter Eight - Pragmatism in an Uncertain World 233
  • Chapter Nine - Humility and Limits 278
  • Chapter Ten - Global Transparency 309
  • Chapter Eleven - The Road of Openness 325
  • Notes 336
  • Follow-Up 369
  • Acknowledgments 371
  • Index 372
  • About the Author 378
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