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Erosion of privacy

The revelation of government surveillance on U.S. citizens intensifies debate on evolving expectations of privacy

By Vicki Viotti

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jun 23, 2013

~~<p>A person's concept of privacy, says University of Hawaii scholar Scott Robertson, may depend on their generation, but even a basic attitude can change over time, too.</p>
<p>Hawaii folks have been thinking a lot about privacy lately. The state has been in the throes of bringing more of its public records online for the past few years, but more recently the divide between public and private information has become blurred in a far less theoretical, more personal way.</p>
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A person's concept of privacy, says University of Hawaii scholar Scott Robertson, may depend on their generation, but even a basic attitude can change over time, too.

Hawaii folks have been thinking a lot about privacy lately. The state has been in the throes of bringing more of its public records online for the past few years, but more recently the divide between public and private information has become blurred in a far less theoretical, more personal way. Login for more...



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