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Futurist from 1979 Predicts Modern Computers and Privacy

From David Hoffman: Alan Westin Is a privacy expert and I got the chance to interview him in 1979 when I was making a television documentary called “The Information Society. There was a lot of talk about “privacy” back then and he presents his point of view about how society should deal with this. This […] The post Futurist from 1979 Predicts Modern Computers and Privacy appeared first on Geeks are Sexy Technology News.
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