ERIC Number: EJ297328
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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Privacy in 1984: The Dark Side of the Computer.
Samuels, Dorothy J.
USA Today, v112 n2466 p33-34 Mar 1984
The federal government, credit bureaus, banks, and insurance and telephone companies all maintain files on clients. Once available, the temptation to use information on file is often irresistible. In terms of personal privacy, the most frightening development is the growth of computer-matching programs, where two agencies check each others' files. (CS)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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