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Privacy-Invading Technologies

  • Demetrius Klitou
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Part of the Information Technology and Law Series book series (ITLS, volume 25)

Abstract

This chapter defines what is meant by Privacy-Invading Technologies (PITs); outlines the increasing threat posed by the growing development and deployment of PITs; briefly explains the overall threat to bodily privacy posed by PITs; explains about the increasing decline of privacy out in public, as a result of surveillance technologies and other PITs; and provides an overview of other examples of PITs that may pose a significant threat to privacy.

Keywords

Privacy-Invading technologies Public sphere Private sphere Surveillance Bodily privacy 

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© T.M.C. Asser Press and the author(s) 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Leiden UniversityLeidenThe Netherlands

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