Privacy Advisor

How 9/11 changed privacy

How did the events of September 11, 2001, change privacy? To answer that question, it helps to identify just how much privacy has evolved over the past decade. In that timeframe, “you have the growth globally of an interest in privacy—including consumer privacy—and that’s reflected in many ways,” said Jim Dempsey, vice president for public policy at the Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT), a civil liberties group based in Washington.

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