The Watcher and the Watched: Social Judgments About Privacy in a Public Place

@article{Friedman2006TheWA,
  title={The Watcher and the Watched: Social Judgments About Privacy in a Public Place},
  author={Batya Friedman and Peter H. Kahn and Jennifer Hagman and Rachel L. Severson and Brian T. Gill},
  journal={Human–Computer Interaction},
  year={2006},
  volume={21},
  pages={235 - 272}
}
Digitally capturing and displaying real-time images of people in public places raises concerns for individual privacy. Applying principles of Value Sensitive Design, we conducted two studies of people's social judgments about this topic. In Study I, 750 people were surveyed as they walked through a public plaza that was being captured by a HDTV camera and displayed in real-time in the office of a building overlooking the plaza. In Study II, 120 individuals were interviewed about the same topic… Expand
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