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Innovations in Communication Technology: Impact on Privacy and Ownership
Written By: Erv Blythe
Date Modified: 2003-02-27
Summary: For at least 25 years of a 35 year career in computing, I have had a special interest in the development of the “internet protocol”, of computer technology as a facilitator of human communications, and of the concept of a global network. I have also been fascinated by the disruptive effects these innovations are having on some of our traditional values. We all have had to make snap decisions that are based on what feels right or fair or appropriate. Ironically, choices that I made with little doubt and hesitancy 30 years ago, do not seem so clear today.
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