The Ethics of Privacy Protection

  title={The Ethics of Privacy Protection},
  author={James H. Moor},
THECONCEPT OF PRIVACY is a widely accepted legal and moral notion but has uncertain legal and philosophical foundations. Prominent legal accounts, such as the nonintrusion theory and the freedom to act theory, are inadequate. The control of information theory and the undocumented personal knowledge theory are philosophically better accounts but are open to counterexamples. A restricted access theory of privacy is developed and defended. INTRODUCTION The right to privacy is widely acknowledged… CONTINUE READING