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privacy management companies
Connie Page wrote that she felt that economists undervalue privacy.
I'm sure she's right. Without being paranoid or cynical though,
we should also recognize that there are those who would do it
strictly for profit, rather than merely neglect.
Coincidenally, the following item appeared in my in-basket this
morning, just ahead of Ms. Page's article.
COMPUTER INDUSTRY DAILY 5/13/96 reports:
'SRI Consulting futurist Watts Wacker predicted [at an Ameritech
conference] [the development of] "Privacy management companies"
[which] would catalog facts about people then sell them to other
Dick Mills +1(518)395-5154 O- http://www.pti-us.com
AKA firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.albany.net/~dmills