BIG BROTHER HAS ARRIVED
Check out Faye Cohen’s post to her blog Toughlawyerlady!
Many years ago it was the stuff of science fiction that our society would evolve to the point that everyone’s private information and whereabouts, and sometimes thought processes, would be monitored by outside forces, primarily law enforcement. To a large extent that fiction has become truth, and much of that truth has been fostered by people themselves, many of whom indiscriminately reveal many private things about themselves, including their whereabouts, purchasing choices, what they like and don’t like, information about their friends and relatives, and much more. In fact, there has been a sea change in our society about people’s willingness to provide information to other people, stores, and companies, and an equivalent diminishment in the number of people making attempts to protect their privacy. Even people’s perceptions of what information they feel is really private has drastically changed, but this is often generational.
I have seen the repercussions of…
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