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The transparent society

will technology force us to choose between privacy and freedom?

by David Brin

  • 204 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Perseus Books in Reading, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Freedom of information,
  • Privacy, Right of,
  • Responsibility

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 336-368) and index.

    StatementDavid Brin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC598 .B75 1998b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 378 p. ;
    Number of Pages378
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL53126M
    ISBN 100738201448
    LC Control Number99061238

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This daring book reminds us that an open society is more robust and flexible than one where secrecy reigns. Transparency is the order of the day. It is a term, a slogan, that dominates public discourse about corruption and freedom of information.

Considered crucial to democracy, it touches our political and economic lives as well as our private lives. Anyone can obtain information about anything.

Everything—and everyone—has become transparent: unveiled or exposed by the apparatuses that. The best scenario, according to The Transparent Society, is the widest possible deployment of surveillance tools so that anyone and everyone can be surveilled at any given time.

And, yes, “everyone” includes the government, though Brin admits certain exceptions would need to be made. Or, as he says elsewhere in the book, “whenever a.

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The Transparent Society. Book · January as suggested by David Brin in his transparent society proposal [73]. Therefore, the open net may somehow evolve in the direction of an AI Nanny.

Mar 06,  · When I write and speak about privacy, I am regularly confronted with the mutual disclosure argument. Explained in books like David Brin's The Transparent Society, the argument goes something like this: In a world of ubiquitous surveillance, you'll know all about me, but I will also know all about you.

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