The Privacy Paradox

Jan 23, 2013

As technology advances, our private lives more and more enter the public domain, causing some to call for more laws protecting our personal lives. Others say privacy is not so easily defined and warn against restricting the free flow of information.  We’ll look at this debate, and several bills in the State Legislature tightening up privacy laws.


  • Buzz Scherr– Professor at UNH School of Law, principal investigator on a two–year NIH grant to study genetics, police investigation and Constitutional privacy, Chair and President of the New Hampshire Civil Liberties Union
  • Neal Kurk – Republican Representative from Weare, member of House Finance Committee
  • Natasha Singer - a reporter at The New York Times since June 2005, currently for the Sunday Business section, where she covers the business of consumer data and writes a monthly column called Slipstream