The Fight for Privacy: Protecting Dignity, Identity, and Love in the Digital Age


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W. W. Norton & Company
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6.29 X 9.2 X 1.08 inches | 1.11 pounds

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About the Author

Danielle Keats Citron is the Jefferson Scholars Foundation Schenck Distinguished Professor in Law at the University of Virginia. A 2019 MacArthur Fellow, she serves as the vice president of the Cyber Civil Rights Initiative and lives in Charlottesville, Virginia.


Privacy is politics, and if we want it back we must fight for it. In this open-hearted and down-to-earth book, Danielle Keats Citron offers reasons for optimism among the ruins of our once-cherished privacy. Lawmakers and citizens alike, this book is for you.--Shoshana Zuboff, author, The Age of Surveillance Capitalism and Professor Emeritus, Harvard Business School
It's so refreshing to read an argument for privacy that centers women. Devastating and urgent, this book could not be more timely.--Caroline Criado Perez, author of Invisible Women
A tour de force. Citron offers trenchant clarity and lucid hope for achieving justice in our digital future.--Kate Manne, author of Entitled: How Male Privilege Hurts Women
A crucial book for understanding the crisis of privacy invasion, and the unrelenting damage that comes from intimate, nonconsensual surveillance. If you care about anyone, anywhere, you should read this book.--Safiya Noble, author of Algorithms of Oppression
A terrific, though terrifying, exposé. This beautifully written book deserves a wide audience and hopefully will inspire needed meaningful change in the law.--Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean and Jesse H. Choper Distinguished Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Danielle Keats Citron's expert and engaging treatment of 'technology-enabled privacy violations' shows why victims, digital platforms, and legislators alike turn to her for advice and for fights to reclaim privacy morally, legally, and practically.--Martha Minow, former dean, Harvard Law School
Timely and compelling...[The Fight for Privacy] is an informed, bracing call to action in defense of our private selves.-- "Kirkus Reviews (starred review)"