Nano-technology and privacy: on continuous surveillance outside the panopticon.

Abstract

We argue that nano-technology in the form of invisible tags, sensors, and Radio Frequency Identity Chips (RFIDs) will give rise to privacy issues that are in two ways different from the traditional privacy issues of the last decades. One, they will not exclusively revolve around the idea of centralization of surveillance and concentration of power, as the… (More)

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@article{Hoven2007NanotechnologyAP, title={Nano-technology and privacy: on continuous surveillance outside the panopticon.}, author={Jeroen van den Hoven and Pieter E. Vermaas}, journal={The Journal of medicine and philosophy}, year={2007}, volume={32 3}, pages={283-97} }