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English translation: transparent citizen

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German term or phrase:gläserner Bürger
English translation:transparent citizen
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15:51 Jun 16, 2005
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Computers: Software / software
German term or phrase: gläserner Bürger
It is about a response in a questionnaire regarding a software company claiming that it does everything to protect its customers, inlcuding working with law enforcement. I'm afraid I don't have more context.
Below is what one of the respondents wrote:
Glaeserner Buerger; Zusammenarbeit mit Polizeibehörden etc. (Schutz der eigenen Kunden gewähleistet?!)
ladyb
United States
Local time: 19:05
transparent citizen
Explanation:
... (RFID) as inevitable ubiquitous computing technology require new approaches to avoid scenarios as the "Orwell 1984 State" or the "transparent citizen". ...
econpapers.repec.org/paper/ifwiwidps/iwidps11.htm - 11k

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Note added at 19 mins (2005-06-16 16:10:49 GMT)
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All this turns you into the transparent citizen every fascist government and large corporation dreams of. How secure your private information really is, ...
www.argo-navis.com/ - 87k - 14. Juni 2005
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Siegfried Armbruster
Germany
Local time: 01:05
Grading comment
Thanks a lot.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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18 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +4
Glaesener Buerger
transparent citizen


Explanation:
... (RFID) as inevitable ubiquitous computing technology require new approaches to avoid scenarios as the "Orwell 1984 State" or the "transparent citizen". ...
econpapers.repec.org/paper/ifwiwidps/iwidps11.htm - 11k

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Note added at 19 mins (2005-06-16 16:10:49 GMT)
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All this turns you into the transparent citizen every fascist government and large corporation dreams of. How secure your private information really is, ...
www.argo-navis.com/ - 87k - 14. Juni 2005

Siegfried Armbruster
Germany
Local time: 01:05
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 39
Grading comment
Thanks a lot.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Lancashireman: This one is getting to be a regular feature here (Kudoz Questions 229445, 981538, 999665)
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agree  vptrans
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agree  jccantrell
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