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“The Value of Privacy.”

Archard, David
June 4, 2015

Source: (2006) In, Erik Claes, Antony Duff, and Serge Gutwirth. , eds., Privacy and the Criminal Law. Antwerpen-Oxford: Intersentia. PP. 13-31.

“In what follows I shall first defend the most plausible definition of privacy that can be extracted from philosophical discussions of the topic. I shall then express doubts about the value of privacy so defined, and I shall do so in large part by distinguishing between access to personal information as such and the uses made of such information once obtained.” (excerpt)


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