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The assault on privacy: computers, data banks, and dossiers [by] Arthur R. Miller.

Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Press [1971] .
ISBN 9780472655007, 0472655000

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Subjects Datenschutz.
Droit à la vie privée -- États-Unis.
Información -- Sistemas de almacenamiento y recuperación.
Information technology.
Privacy, Right of -- United States.
Privacy, Right of.
Systèmes d'information.
United States.
Description xiv, 333 pages 24 cm
Copyright Date [1971]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-269).
Also issued online.
Contents pt. 1. The Cybernetic Revolution -- The New Technology -- Time Sharing, Information Systems, and Networking -- The Information-Based Society -- part 2. The New Technology's Threat to Personal Privacy -- The Individual's Loss of Control over Personal Information -- Cybernetics as an Instrument of Surveillance -- The Psychological Effects of a Dossier Society -- part 3. The Changing Face of Information Handling Privacy in the Crucible -- The Rise, Fall, and Resurrection of the National Data Center -- Computers, Credit Bureaus, and the Checkless, Cashless Society-The Credibility Gap -- Measuring Your I.Q., Ability, and Personality by Computer-The Testing Game -- The Little Red Schoolhouse Goes Electronic -- Regulating the Flow of Information-The Need for a Broad Perspective -- part 4. Through the Microscope Darkly-The Handling of Personal Information by the Federal Government: Current Practice -- Data Collection and Confidentiality-The Census Bureau Model -- Tranfers of Information Among Fderal Agencies -- Federal-State-Local Transfers of Information -- The Federal Government and the Public-The Freedom of Information Act -- Information in Transit-Wiretapping and the Crime Control Act -- part 5. The Law Relating to Privacy-A Thing of Threads and Patches -- The Genesis of the Common Law of Privacy -- The Present Common Law of Privacy -- The Constitutional Law of Privacy-Policies in Conflict -- Privacy on a Societal Scale-The Need for a Balance -- part 6. The Quest for a New Legal Framework -- Old Wine in New Bottles-"Property" Theories of Privacy -- Information Trusts and Related Theories -- Federal Privacy Legislation -- Federal Administrative Regulation -- part 7. How to Live With the Computer Without Becoming Neurotic-Safeguarding the Privacy of Computerized Information -- Technical Methods of Protection-The Quest for Mechanical Security -- Procedural Methods of Improving Security -- Controls on Imput, Output, and Storage -- Managing the Information Managers.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)125649
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WorldCat Identities Miller, Arthur R. 1934-
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