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When Privacy Is Theft

Dave Eggers's The Circle is in part a novel of ideas. What sort of ideas? Ideas about the social construction and deconstruction of privacy, and about the increasing corporate ownership of privacy, and about the effects such ownership may have on the nature of Western democracy. Dissemination of information is power, as the old yellow-journalism newspaper proprietors knew so well. What is withheld can be as potent as what is disclosed, and who can lie publicly and get away with it is determined by gatekeepers: thus, in the Internet age, code-owners have the keys to the kingdom…

http://www.nybooks.com/articles/archives/2013/nov/21/eggers-circle-when-privacy-is-theft/?insrc=rel