The New Enemy of Privacy: Big Bucks

  title={The New Enemy of Privacy: Big Bucks},
  author={Amitai Etzioni},
  pages={106 - 91}
evidence presented here points to a conclusion that is both obvious and often ignored that currently the main danger to privacy for people who live in free democratic societies comes from the private sector, not the government; Big Bucks, not Big Brother. This danger is highlighted by the sources of systematic, authorized abuse of personal information, as distinct from occasional unauthorized use of such information by some rogue employee or merchant. It is further supported by an examination… Expand
3 Citations