The Digital Person
Technology and Privacy in the Information Age
By (author) Daniel J. Solove
Normal Price: $45.95
Your Price: $41.36 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $4.59! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.07 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 7-10 days
Digital Person by Daniel J. Solove
Book DescriptionSeven days a week, twenty-four hours a day, electronic databases are compiling information about you. As you surf the Internet, an unprecedented amount of your personal information is being recorded and preserved forever in the digital minds of computers. For each individual, these databases create a profile of activities, interests, and preferences used to investigate backgrounds, check credit, market products, and make a wide variety of decisions affecting our lives. The creation and use of these databases-which Daniel J. Solove calls "digital dossiers"-has thus far gone largely unchecked. In this startling account of new technologies for gathering and using personal data, Solove explains why digital dossiers pose a grave threat to our privacy. The Digital Person sets forth a new understanding of what privacy is, one that is appropriate for the new challenges of the Information Age. Solove recommends how the law can be reformed to simultaneously protect our privacy and allow us to enjoy the benefits of our increasingly digital world. The first volume in the series EX MACHINA: LAW, TECHNOLOGY, AND SOCIETY
Buy Digital Person book by Daniel J. Solove from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780814740378
(5830mm x 3895mm x 20mm)
Imprint: New York University Press
Publisher: New York University Press
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Daniel J. Solove
Understanding Privacy, Paperback (September 2009)
Privacy is one of the most important concepts of our time, yet it is also one of the most elusive. This book offers an overview of the difficulties involved in discussions of privacy and also provides a provocative resolution. It argues that no single definition can be workable, but rather that there are multiple forms of privacy.
Future of Reputation, Paperback (October 2008)» View all books by Daniel J. Solove
Offers an account of how the Internet is transforming gossip, the way we shame others, and our ability to protect our own reputations. Focusing on blogs, Internet communities, and cybermobs, this book shows that, ironically, the unconstrained flow of information on the Internet may impede opportunities for self-development and freedom.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Digital Person book by Daniel J. Solove and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Daniel J. Solove
Daniel J. Solove is Associate Professor of Law at the George Washington University Law School. He is the co-author of Information Privacy Law.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.