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HAT Forum Saturday Sept 11, 11am - 1pm OISE "Privacy"

TOPIC: Privacy vs the public’s right to know
DATE:  Sat. Sept. 11, 11am-1pm
LOCATION:  OISE, 252 Bloor Street W, Room 4-218
MODERATOR:  Rob Thistle

When it comes to privacy and accountability, people always demand the former for themselves and the latter for everyone else - David Brin, writer

Privacy ain’t what it used to be!  The web 2.0, reality TV programming, “infotainment” journalism and security concerns have all adjusted the bar for personal privacy.  The trend to require government and business to be more transparent has led to an ongoing clash of rights between public policy promoting a more open society and the legitimate expectation of privacy for individuals, organizations and governments.  How much do we really need to know, and how much should we be expected to reveal?

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HAT meetings are free and open to members and the public. Call (416) 966-1361 for location information. ___________________________________________________
The Humanist Forum meets Saturday morning 11am-1pm.
The Monthly Meeting, is usually the second Saturday at 1:30pm; specifics should be found on this blog.
The Steering Committee meets the first Wednesday of each month, at 7pm.
The Book Group usually meets on the first Saturday afternoon of the month.