The devil's in the database


PRIVATE investigator Chris Cooper wants unfettered access to your personal details but doesn't think you should have access to his. It's a paradox that bedevils much of the privacy debate - how much information should be available in a free society without trampling the rights of the individual?

"Society restricts information from those who investigate crimes while making other personal information more accessible to those who don't really need it," says Mr Cooper, who has written a book that helps people find such information. The devilís in the database - Fairfax Business Network

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