Economic Aspects of Personal Privacy

  • Hal R. Varian
Part of the Topics in Regulatory Economics and Policy Series book series (TREP, volume 43)

Abstract

The advent of low-cost technology for manipulating and communicating information has raised significant concerns about personal privacy. Privacy is a complex issue that can be treated from many perspectives; this paper provides an overview of some of the economic issues surrounding it.1

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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hal R. Varian
    • 1
  1. 1.University of California at BerkeleyUSA

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