History of Privacy Tiffany Hunsicker

History of Privacy
Tiffany Hunsicker
Development of Rights
• Privacy rights have been revised and added to with
forthcoming technological advances
• Debates about the meaning of ‘privacy’ are ongoing
• 1976 - Walter Maner proposed “computer ethics”, field that
studies ethical problems “aggravated, transformed or
created by computer technology”
Privacy Timeline
• Early 1990’s shifted emphasis to professional ethics
• Since 1995 conferences between multiple countries
have been held to determine computer ethics
• Early 1970’s major computer privacy laws were passed
in the US