Knowledge Identifier: $Privacy




Category: Civil society (500)

Launched in 1201.

Countries: United States (29%), Europe (21%), United Kingdom (14%)

Main connections: Supreme Court of the United States, Louis Brandeis, European Union

Linked to: Florida International University, Intel Corporation, Republican Party




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In 1890 the United States jurists Samuel D. Warren and Louis Brandeis wrote "The Right to Privacy", an article in which they argued for the "right to be let alone", using that phrase as a definition of privacy add something


More systematic treatises of privacy in the United States did not appear until the 1890s, with the development of privacy law in America add something


In 1960 legal scholar William Prosser created the following list of activities which can be remedied with privacy protection: add something


In the 1960s people began to consider how changes in technology were bringing changes in the concept of privacy add something


By the time of Katz, in 1967, telephones had become personal devices with lines not shared across homes and switching was electro-mechanical add something


In the 1970s, new computing and recording technologies began to raise concerns about privacy, resulting in the Fair Information Practice Principles add something


Privacy is regulated in the U.S. by the Privacy Act of 1974, and various state laws add something


The Privacy Act of 1974 only applies to Federal Agencies in the executive branch of the Federal government add something


The "Privacy Act 1988" is administered by the s://www add something


The "Privacy Act 1988" was extended to include the private sector in 2000 with the introduction of the National Privacy Principles add something


The European Union's 1995 Data Protection Directive guides privacy protection in Europe add something


These include, but are not limited to, the "Telecommunications Act 1997", "Spam Act 2006", the "Do Not Call Register Act 2009", general confidentiality obligations arising from certain professional relationships including with doctors, lawyers and other health providers, state based legislation including NSW workplace surveillance laws, state based laws that apply in NSW, Queensland and other states for the handling of health information and the handling of information by state government agencies add something


It is regulated in the United Kingdom by the Data Protection Act 1998 and in France data protection is monitored by the CNIL, a governmental body which must authorize legislation concerning privacy before them being enacted add something


The initial introduction of privacy law in 1998 extended to the public sector, specifically to Federal government departments, under the Information Privacy Principles add something


The relevant UK laws include: Data Protection Act 1998; Freedom of Information Act 2000; Environmental Information Regulations 2004; Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 add something


In the TV series West Wing, in the 1999 episode "Short List", the right to privacy is an issue which arises in the appointment of a Supreme Court judge add something


The 2004 Privacy Framework by the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation is a privacy protection agreement for the members of that organization add something


In 2008 the Australian Law Reform Commission conducted a review of Australian Privacy Law. The resulting report ://www add something


As of December 2010, the Federal Trade Commission is reviewing policy regarding this issue as it relates to behavioral advertising add something


The Australian Privacy Principles, along with other key changes to the overall Act, took effect on 12 March 2014 add something


Facebook for example, as of August 2015, was the largest social-networking site, with nearly 1,490 million members, who upload over 4,75 billion pieces of content daily add something


On 24th of August 2017 this new law was established add something


As of 22 February 2018, the Privacy Amendment Act 2017 will introduce a mandatory data breach notification obligations for all organisations that are subject to Australia's Privacy Act 1988 add something