Cookies, web bugs, webcams and cue cats: Patterns of surveillance on the world wide web

@article{Bennett2001CookiesWB,
  title={Cookies, web bugs, webcams and cue cats: Patterns of surveillance on the world wide web},
  author={C. Bennett},
  journal={Ethics and Information Technology},
  year={2001},
  volume={3},
  pages={195-208}
}
  • C. Bennett
  • Published 2001
  • Computer Science
  • Ethics and Information Technology
  • This article addresses the question of whetherpersonal surveillance on the world wide web isdifferent in nature and intensity from that inthe offline world. The article presents aprofile of the ways in which privacy problemswere framed and addressed in the 1970s and1990s. Based on an analysis of privacy newsstories from 1999–2000, it then presents atypology of the kinds of surveillance practicesthat have emerged as a result of Internetcommunications. Five practices are discussedand illustrated… CONTINUE READING
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