Tuesday, September 28, 2004

[Privacy] Some Privacy Quotes

"You know it when you lose it."
-- David Flaherty

"My own hunch is that Big Brother, if he comes to the United States, will
turn out to be not a greedy power-seeker but a relentless bureaucrat
obsessed with efficiency"
-- Vance Packard

Privacy is "ultimately a psychological construct, with malleable ties
to specific objective conditions"
-- Jonathan Grudin, 2001

"Numerous mechanical devices threaten to make good the prediction that 'what
is whispered in the closet shall be proclaimed from the housetops.'"
-- Brandeis and Warren

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