7.25 The implications for privacy of changes in architecture

A US privacy advocate, Jeffrey Rosen, believes privacy is important because it:

… protects us from being misdefined and judged out of context in a world of short attention spans, a world in which information can be confused with knowledge.

Others don't place so much importance on privacy and see it as an outdated concept.

7.24 General commercial incentives to change internet architecture

7.25.1 Privacy and why the Net changes things