Chapter 50 Title: Informational Privacy: Concepts, Theories and Controversies Quote: “We demand recognition of our right to privacy
, we complain when privacy is invaded, yet we encounter difficulties immediately we seek to explain what we mean by privacy…” Expectations: I expect to learn more about the concepts, theories and controversies about privacy. This chapter also talks about concept of privacy of H.J. McCloskey, the unitary, derivative and cluster definitions of privacy. It showed the interest-based conceptions versus right-based conceptions of privacy. There are four distinct kinds of privacy, such as, physical or accessibility, decisional, psychological or mental and informational privacy. It also discussed that privacy is also nonintrusion involving one’s physical space of physical privacy. It includes Privacy as noninterference involving one’s choice of decisional privacy, privacy as noninterference involving one’s thoughts and one’s personal identity of psychological privacy and privacy as having control over access to one’s personal information of informational privacy. Book Review: This chapter talked about the different concepts, theories and controversies of privacy. Things I have learned: I have learned so much about informational privacy like its concepts, theories and controversies.
Integrity Questions: 1. Who is Herman T. Tavani? 2. What is the concept of privacy? 3. What are the different definitions of privacy? 4. What are the four distinct kinds of privacy? 5. What are the theories of informational privacy?