Privacy in a Free Society
This conference explored the claim of whether privacy is in fact an individual right and evaluated the degree to which its exercise is connected to the broader panoply of rights associated with a free society. Certainly protection is a necessary part of government's role, but can the use of surveillance go too far? Where is the line? These were the central issues explored here.
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