The Open Society Paradox: Why the Twenty-First Century Calls for More Openness--Not Less (Paperback)Dennis Bailey (author)
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Publisher: Potomac Books Inc
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 386 g
Dimensions: 230 x 150 x 17 mm
thought provoking, Bailey raises perspectives on privacy, anonymity, and surveillance that often go unexpressed.
""The Open Society Paradox" is a magnificent addition to the ongoing discussion about the proper balance between privacy and transparency. Bailey s comprehensive and thoughtful review of current practices and his provocative proposals for the future are sure to stir debate. This book should be in the library of everyone concerned with civil liberties in the post-9/11 age."
"Dennis Bailey s book offers a truly original approach to our thinking about the relationship between the society and the individual in an age of rapidly expanding technological surveillance. The book opens new vistas and is thought-provoking even for those who have long inhabited the many fields of study that the book encompasses."
"Dennis Bailey's analysis of privacy and society is comprehensive, lively, and persuasive. Whether you are a citizen concerned about freedom or a seasoned privacy advocate, buy this book. The dialogue it offers concerning liberty and technology in a post-9/11 world is important and engaging."
""The Open Society Paradox" is one of the most interesting and thoughtful books on the issue of privacy and public information I have ever read. . . . Powerful."
"Thought-provoking . . . Well researched and copiously footnoted, this book is a welcome contribution to the debate."
"It is certainly refresing to read a book on the balance between privacy and technology that is (1) balanced and (2) technically accurate. . . . If you work in the ID industry, you should read this book."
"Makes for intriguing social analysis."
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