NYU Steinhardt

Privacy and Media

  • Course Number: MCC-UE 1303
  • Hours: 45
  • Units: 4
  • Description: Few values have been as unalterably disturbed as privacy by developments in new media & other information technologies. This course presents an inquiry into the impact of information & digital communications technologies upon privacy & its meanings. In order to examine at a deep level technology's place in society & the complex ways that technology & privacy each shape the other in interactive cycles of cause & effect. Philosophical analysis is balanced with significant contributions by legal scholars, computer scientists, social scientists, & popular social critics.
  • Old Course Number: E59.1303