BY Claire Willett
I’ve always had the sense that [privacy] is something that if people aren’t able to get, it has a significant effect upon their ability to be completely honest with someone else, to share confidential information, to be able to express themselves without fear of retribution, without fear of mistakes.
by CLAIRE WILLETT
Until I went off to college, most of my communication happened face-to-face when it happened at all. I was a quiet kid, afraid of the telephone, uncomfortable talking with all but a handful of adults: my father, my mother, her best friends, her mother, our caretaker, and Millie, the alcoholic who managed our neighbor's horse barn.