Email monitoring; biometrics; electronic trails. This BusinessWeek special report updates us on what’s happening in the privacy world – or the privacy we get a little less of every day.

This BusinessWeek report looks at:

Privacy: For Every Attack, a Defense
Yes, it’s a grueling battle. However, as threats pop up constantly on fronts old and new, concerned citizens and like-minded legislators quickly parry

Covering the Traveler’s Electronic Trail
Practical Nomad author Edward Hasbrouck lays out the case that these “enormously intimate” records are too important not to protect

Why Biometrics Is No Magic Bullet
This promising ID technology works best in controlled situations — which are hardly the norm in the real world

Ever-Sharper Eyes Watch You Work
Corporate monitoring of employees’ e-mail, Web surfing, or behavior in general is getting more sophisticated.