Information, Privacy and Computer Technology

Discussion of the invasion of one’s privacy and the divulgence of personal information made possible by computer technology.

The advent of computers and their phenomenal ability to store and process data was initially welcomed. However, recently concerns about privacy, the divulgence of personal information and other concerns have arisen with the downside of this newfound capability. This paper focuses on these issues and includes hyperlinks to Websites relating to computer privacy and personal data.