Recognizing privacy as essential for both the well-being of individuals and our communities has only become more urgent as technological innovation continues to erode the distinction between our private and public lives. Unfortunately, the bond between privacy and the individual is often glossed over, framed as an opaque black box which undermines our ability to recognize its importance. It is essential that we understand how privacy enables meaningful human expression granting both individuals and groups the opportunity embrace and cultivate our shared human nature.
I’ve added an abstract to paper I am currently revising for publication on this site. The abstract for In Defense of the Public Sphere: The Electronic Frontier Foundation Support of Civil Liberties in the Digital Realm has been added to the articles section and the full version should be published in the near future....continue