Privacy as invisibility: pervasive surveillance and the privatization of peer-to-peer systems
AbstractAddresses the increasing privatization of peer-to-peer file sharing systems, arguing that privacy is increasingly coinciding with mere invisibility but also that the richness of today's landscape of peer-to-peer technology opens up new dimensions to the conceptualization of privacy.
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Length: 24 pages
Date of creation: Feb 2011
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Peer-to-peer; privacy; surveillance; invisibility; privatization; sharing; communication;
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