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Self, Privacy, And Power: Is It All Over? (With R. Sloan), Richard Warner Dec 2013

Self, Privacy, And Power: Is It All Over? (With R. Sloan), Richard Warner

Richard Warner

The realization of a multifaceted self is an ideal one strives to realize. One realizes such a self in large part through interaction with others in various social roles. Such realization requires a significant degree of informational privacy. Informational privacy is the ability to determine for yourself when others may collect and how they may use your information. The realization of multifaceted selves requires informational privacy in public. There is no contradiction here: informational privacy is a matter of control, and you can have such control in public. Current information processing practices greatly reduce privacy in public thereby threatening the …