Privacy, Control, and Talk of Rights: R. G. FREY

Social Philosophy and Policy 17 (2):45-67 (2000)
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Abstract

An alleged moral right to informational privacy assumes that we should have control over information about ourselves. What is the philosophical justification for this control? I think that one prevalent answer to this question—an answer that has to do with the justification of negative rights generally—will not do.

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