Does privacy depend on secrecy?
The question seems obvious until you think about it.
- Kenneth Roth
- Published in Newsweek
Yes, much of the privacy we value takes place away from prying eyes, but not all of it. We also depend on a degree of privacy even in public.
But increasingly invasive digital surveillance combined with artificial intelligence has put that “public” privacy in jeopardy.
I live in New York City.
When I walk the streets of Manhattan, anyone could follow me and watch what I am doing.
But in-person surveillance is time-consuming and expensive.
As a former…