VSI 25: September 2020

September 1, 2020

Continuing our #VSI25 celebration of 25 years of the 'Very Short Introduction' series, for September we're exploring privacy in peril and giving you free access to the first chapter of Raymond Wacks' 'Privacy: A Very Short Introduction'

How it works: For each featured title we provide free access to the first chapter as well as a reading guide with questions for thought and discussion, written by the author. Over the course of the month we will post additional content on our Facebook group around the featured title to help foster discussion. Read at your own pace, in a group or by yourself, and leave your comments and thoughts on Facebook.

Explore the controversial topic of privacy with the first chapter of 'Privacy: A Very Short Introduction':

Privacy: A Very Short Introduction

 

Privacy in peril

Electronic and aerial surveillance, biometrics, closed circuit TV (CCTV), identity cards, radio frequency identification (RFID) codes, online security, encryption, the Google ‘right to be forgotten’ controversy, interception of email, the monitoring of employees, DNA, cloning, stem cell research, the ‘war on terror’—to mention only a few—all raise fundamental questions about privacy...

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