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Selected Readings

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Based on keynote remarks delivered at a policy and research issues conference on the subject of personal privacy and information policy at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, on June 14th, 1999. Sponsored by the School of Communication, Information and Library Studies and the Scholarly Communication Center.

Irving Louis Horowitz is the author of Communicating Ideas (OUP) and has written widely on publishing, copyrights, and new technologies. He is the Chairman of the Board of Transaction Publishers and the Hannah Arendt Distinguished University Professor of Sociology and Political Science at Rutgers University.

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Horowitz, I.L. Networking America: the cultural context of privacy v. publicity. Know Techn Pol 12, 85–90 (2000).

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