Re: Transparent society

From: Michael S. Lorrey (
Date: Mon May 15 2000 - 08:48:42 MDT

KPJ wrote:

> > You have no right to privacy when you are in public.
> It depends. You are not required to strip naked in the public.
> So I believe on could add on technology to ensure privacy much like
> one can assure a certain level of privacy using clothes, or putting
> your hand over your mouth while speaking to somebody, etc. Of course,
> this will become an arms race, as usual. And only those with enough
> money can buy real privacy for themselves, as usual. Whether this
> ``is'' good or bad depends on one's outlook.

As well as a recent Supreme Court ruling that a persons baggage, if closed,
rather than open, cannot be searched without a warrant, as well as laws against
taping your conversation in public without your permission.

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