Tom Kelliher, CS 200
Feb. 24, 2004
Read Chapter 6. Bring in a relevant online article and be ready to
Dates for presentations: March 23 and 30; April 6 and 13. E-mail
preferences to me.
Property rights in software.
- Changes wrought by technology:
- New scale of information gathering.
- New kinds of information available (transaction-generated
- New scale of information distribution and
- Magnified effect of erroneous information.
- Balance between users of information and privacy.
- Privacy seen as an individual, not social, good. Uses of information
seen as a social good.
- Government-individual relationships regulated. Business-individual
relationships not regulated.
- How can we make privacy a social good?
- Those who have done nothing wrong have nothing to fear.
- We have some ability to control our privacy.
- Greater privacy rights in the EU.
What can we do as computer professionals?
Thomas P. Kelliher
Tue Feb 24 09:39:28 EST 2004