The end of privacy: Is technology making us transparent?

October 26, 2001

Reg Whitaker is professor of political science at York University. He has written on Canadian politics, on issues of security and intelligence, and on information technologies and political power. He has published a number of books, including Cold War Canada: the Making of a National Insecurity State (1994); A Sovereign Idea: Canada as a Democratic Community; Double standard (1992): the Secret History of Canadian Immigration (1987); and The Government Party (1977). His most recent book is The End of Privacy: How Total Surveillance is Becoming a Reality (1999), which has been published in German, Spanish, French and Korean editions.

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