distinction between what is public and what is private is becoming more
and more blurred with the increasing intrusiveness of the media and advances
in electronic technology. While this distinction is always the outcome
of continuous cultural negotiation, it continues to be critical, for where
How much of what is currently considered private are we willing to make
public in the name of openness and convenience? This conference will
look backward at the
foundations of privacy and forward to what the future may have in store.