Issue No. 06 - November-December (2003 vol. 1)
<p>Two hundred years ago, people could keep few, if any, secrets in their communities but were essentially anonymous a few towns away. Today, we scarcely know our neighbors, let alone their private affairs, but marketers halfway around the world can pull up credit reports and lifestyle preferences with a few keystrokes.</p>
privacy, monoculture, privacy expectations
G. Cybenko, "From the Editors: Privacy Is the Issue," in IEEE Security & Privacy, vol. 1, no. , pp. 5-7, 2003.