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The transparent society

will technology force us to choose between privacy and freedom?

by David Brin

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Addison-Wesley in Reading, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Freedom of information.,
  • Privacy, Right of.,
  • Responsibility.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDavid Brin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC598
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 378 p. ;
    Number of Pages378
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22581964M
    ISBN 10020132802X

    His novel Kiln People is set in a future where cameras are everywhere and anyone can access the public ones and, for a fee, the private ones. That would be the Fourth Amendment, the principal legal The transparent society book line between privacy and accountability in the United States today. InNew York City began its own program to set up twenty-four-hour remote surveillance in Central Park, subway stations, and other public places. Instead, Brin suggests that we accept the ubiquitous cloud of electronic eyes and sensors, but that we also demand democratic and free access to the controls behind the cameras and the information that comes from them. The inescapable rush of technology is forcing us to make new choices about how we want to live.

    There any citizen may tune in on bookings, arraignments, and especially the camera control room itself, making sure that the agents on duty look out for violent crime, and only crime. So far, so good. If you found an error with any archives or the URLs themselves, you can fix them with this tool. Parents can log on, type "www. This daring book reminds us that an open society is more robust and flexible than one where secrecy reigns.

    The air may be marginally cleaner. If credit bureaus sell our data, shouldn't we know who buys it? Each attendee was given a wearable camera-dome bag which created. And now other parents can observe your child misbehaving! The Transparent Societyis a call for "reciprocal transparency. Privacy has been fetishized by some advocates and activists.


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The Transparent Society

We can share technological advances and news. Starting with Redwood City, near San Francisco, several police departments have begun lacing neighborhoods with sound pickups that transmit directly back to headquarters.

Finally Vattimo batters the myth of scientific thinking. But he uses the song " Harper The transparent society book PTA " as a metaphor for how people can protect their eccentricities, The transparent society book even some privacy, by assertively "looking back.

This daring book reminds us that an open society is more robust and flexible than one where secrecy reigns.

The Transparent Society is full of such provocative and far-reaching analysis. Brins shows how, contrary to both approaches, windows offer us much better protection than The transparent society book after all, the strongest deterrent against snooping has always been the fear of being spotted.

With reciprocal transparency we can detect dangers early and expose wrong-doers. Have we entered an Orwellian nightmare?

People still worry about overpopulation, the environment, and the next international crisis. Reading it, I'm reminded of the power of cell phone cameras and the issues with recording police and other authorities in the course of their duties -- something that has become a major issue today.

It is very important for us that genuine regarding Gianni Vattimo. Vattimo argues that the post--modern condition is linked to the development of the mass media and the diffusion of systems of communication. In city number two, such microcameras are banned from some indoor places Over there a tardy young man dials to see if his dinner date still waits for him by a city fountain.

In addition, the external page linked as "The pitfalls of privacy" is incoherent and contradictory. That gives our society a natural protection against error and wrong-doing, like a body's immune system. Date of issue: 10 November Description of the book "The Transparent Society": In The Transparent Society Vattimo develops his own distinctive views on postmodernism and its philosophical and cultural relevance.

Rather than cling to an illusion of anonymity-a historical anomaly, given our origins in close-knit villages-we should focus on guarding the most important forms of privacy and preserving mutual accountability.

However, he disputes the belief that this development will produce a more enlightened, self--conscious and a transparenta society, maintaining instead that it leads to a diversity of viewpoints which render societies more complex, even chaotic.

Such measures, he warns, won't really preserve our privacy. Does that make you nervous? With reciprocal transparency we can detect dangers early and expose wrong-doers. All but seven pleaded guilty, and those seven were later convicted.

Sousveillance therefore, in addition to transparency, assures contextual integrity of surveillance data i. And now other parents can observe your child misbehaving! In Earththe setting's future history includes a war pitting most of the Earth against Switzerlandfueled by outrage over the Swiss allowing generations of kleptocrats to hide their stolen wealth in the country's secretive banks.

Again, ubiquitous cameras perch on every vantage point. Gianni Vattimo Regrettably, at this time do not have any specifics of the actual musician Gianni Vattimo. And then The biggest threat to our freedom, Brin warns, is that surveillance technology will be used by too few people, now by too many.

This balance equilibrium allows the individual to construct their own case from evidence they gather themselves, rather than merely having access to surveillance data that could possibly incriminate them.

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It takes a fair amount of effort to appreciate The Transparent Society. But with effort and patience, the reader can get some important The transparent society book from this book. David Brin is a physicist and novelist who, in this non-fiction social science book, takes on a debate The transparent society book the structure and nature of society in our onrushing technological world.

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