'Chilling Effect' [Was Re: [LINK] EFF - New Patent Busting
Roger.Clarke at xamax.com.au
Wed Apr 21 14:04:01 EST 2004
jeff.evans at iird.vic.gov.au:
>What's the history of the phrase "chilling effects"? - Google returns "abo
>ut 21,800" results.
Probably U.S. free speech discourse, originating no later than the 1950s.
It was (and is) much-used by privacy advocates when talking about the
impact of surveillance on people's behaviour, in all of psych,
social, economic and political contexts.
P.S Nicely timed posting thanks Jeff, in view of the FTA process!
I'm now going to have to expand upon the following before I submit to
the Senate C'tee:
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