American Privacy

American Privacy An examination of privacy and the evolution of communication from broken sealing wax to high tech wiretappingA sweeping story of the right to privacy as it sped along colonial postal routes telegrap

  • Title: American Privacy
  • Author: Frederick S. Lane
  • ISBN: 9780807044414
  • Page: 180
  • Format: Hardcover
  • American Privacy

    An examination of privacy and the evolution of communication, from broken sealing wax to high tech wiretappingA sweeping story of the right to privacy as it sped along colonial postal routes, telegraph wires, and even today s fiber optic cables, American Privacy traces the lineage of cultural norms and legal mandates that have swirled around the Fourth Amendment since itsAn examination of privacy and the evolution of communication, from broken sealing wax to high tech wiretappingA sweeping story of the right to privacy as it sped along colonial postal routes, telegraph wires, and even today s fiber optic cables, American Privacy traces the lineage of cultural norms and legal mandates that have swirled around the Fourth Amendment since its adoption Legally, technologically, and historically grounded, Frederick Lane s book presents a vivid and penetrating exploration that, in the words of people s historian Howard Zinn, challenges us to defend our most basic rights From the Trade Paperback edition.

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    1. Peter

      Categories: Privacy, Technology, HistoryTime Period: Colonial era-presentMajor Influences: Brandeis and Warren, E.L. Godkin, Arthur L. Miller, Alan WestinArgument SynopsisLane defines privacy as a function of an individual's ability to determine what information will be shared with others and under what circumstances it will be shared. He shows how Americans' ability to exercise this type of control has deteriorated throughout our country's history -- sometimes because of government or corporate [...]

    2. Kevin

      Frederick Lane's American Privacy is insightful, informative, and imminently readable. After a relatively brief introduction discussing some modern issues relating to privacy, Mr. Lane's book follows a primarily chronologically the development of the concept of personal privacy in America from the Colonial Era, through the American Revolution, the Industrial Age, the Civil War, the World Wars, the Cold War and the then-current War on Terror. Within this mostly chronological framework, the author [...]

    3. Mary

      An excellent historical overview of the evolution of the legal concept of privacy along with the technological innovations that drive it. We don't think of the inherent lack of privacy in telegraph messages or the prohibition against opening our mail. The book was written pre-Snowden so I am certain the conclusions might have been different now that we know the extent to which the government has completely eroded our privacy.

    4. Seth Garrison

      Interesting read. Poor scholarship. With a two page long "selected" bibliography and no footnotes or citations, this author's claims are virtually impossible to fact check. Replete with interesting but ultimately tangential historical events that the author does not link to privacy concerns in any direct or abstract way (e.g. a significant foray into the history of the development of the invention and implementation of the US Census Bureau's electronic counting machine). It would be helpful if a [...]

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