With many new technological ways to record conversations, interviews, and speeches, many politicians fear the privacy breach for the sake of their reputations. Several political figures have been caught in the spotlight on video or audio recording saying a particularly unfavorable comment. Dr. Caine comments that the problem is “misclosure”, a play on the word disclosure, to emphasize the difficulty of keeping information private. Although most everyone is guilty of misclosure, the consequences for politicians and other public figures are particularly severe. New implications at political events are in the process to work around this developing technology.
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