The State of Privacy

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More companies are hiring security teams to protect corporate secrets. At the same time, workers worry that their employers are spying on them. In the age of the Internet, does privacy have a chance? Do the advantages of open electronic communication outweigh the potential intrusion into the way we live and do business? Are Americans really all that concerned about keeping their personal secrets? Will the threat to privacy turn out to be more hype than substance? What if the privacy backlash goes too far?
  • Newsmaker: Bush Visits California - As California faces rolling blackouts due to an energy shortage, President Bush is making his first trip to the Golden State since losing it by 12 points in last November's election. We speak with Dan Walters, a columnist for the Sacramento Bee.
  • Reporter's Notebook: Guilty Verdicts in African Embassy Bombings Today in New York, four men were found guilty of conspiracy in the simultaneous bombings of two US embassies in Africa in 1998-incidents in which 224 people were killed and more than 4000 were wounded. Two defendants could receive the death penalty. All four were followers of the Saudi exile Osama bin-Laden.



Warren Olney