A Brief Note On The Problem Of Privacy

1385 Words6 Pages
Jimin Kang
April 24, 2016
English 103
Prof. Goldman
Research Paper
The problem regarding privacy is one of the foremost discussed topics in today’s society where everyone has an abundant flow of information. Digitalized personal data and record of daily life can be spread through the internet very easily; thus, it made means of protecting that information more important than any time in the past, changing today’s perception about privacy from the past. Furthermore, spread in use of smart phones advanced the internet by far more, creating many more service available as well. This which that changes people’s perception and use of data mentioned above due to increased importance of protecting personal data.
While the advancement of digital
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The Spanish Data protection Agency concluded Google to find and delete 80 some articles that included complainants’ names. Spain decided on the case, concluding that people’s right to be forgotten or right to oblivion has been violated. The right for people’s privacy has changed over time as technology improved. As technology improved, one’s history stays on digital record much longer than days of analog. Trying to prevent the harm that may result from this introduced people the right to be forgotten. It is new idea people started to see as digital advancement, especially use of internet became widely accessible to the public. Not only in Spain, but also in all across Europe, this newly introduced right, right to be forgotten, is under being considered. On July 6th, 2011, European Parliament decided on “a comprehensive approach on personal data protection in the European Union”; this resolution right to be forgotten is critical need to grant people their private rights.
From “The Right to Privacy” by Samuel Warren and Louis Brandeis in 1890, the idea of a right to be let alone is introduced. With an introduction of the camera and other technologies, different means of violation of people’s privacy was threatening the society. Warren and Brandeis argued that due to the new technologies and advancements, the need to protect the right to be let
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