Privacilla.org joins the efforts of many contributors to unravel the concept
of "privacy" as a public policy issue. It gives people with interests in
researching or formulating positions on privacy.
Rather than hiring lobbying
professionals at hundreds of dollars an hour, individuals and businesses
may use Privacilla to learn the privacy issues and develop policy positions
on their own. Lobbyists and policy professionals may use Privacilla
to learn where their particular interests fit into the broader privacy issue, and to find parallels
in other facets of the privacy issue. Likewise, Privacilla is a resource and starting
point for the press,
academics, and researchers of all kinds.
Privacilla takes a free-market
liberal (or libertarian) stance toward privacy issues. The consensus among
participants is that the best policy is to limit the role of government
to robust and equal protection of individual rights under law. Limited
government allows entrepreneurs in competition with one another to innovate
and produce goods and services that best satisfy the wants and needs of
the most consumers at the lowest cost. There are certainly other views,
and we encourage other projects with other perspectives to compete with
The "How Privacilla Works" page describes how
the system is intended to work.
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