While the Global Information Infrastructure ‘GII’ or ‘Information Superhighway’ may be touted as providing world‐wide access to information, in reality it provides world‐wide access to individuals. The GII is a communication tool among human beings. It may be a means of furthering entrepreneurial endeavours (lawful and unlawful), as well as a means to penetrate the privacy of individuals. ‘Territoriality’ — Territorial status, persistent attachment to a specific territory, relates to a geographical area belonging or under the jurisdiction of a government authority. ‘Virtuality’ relates to being in essence or effect, but not in fact. ‘Reality’ is the quality or state of being real. In reality, the GII provides a means of diminished privacy of all persons regardless of whether they use the internet.
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