Approximate Information Flows (AIF)

Xiaodong Jiang, Jason I. Hong, and James A. Landay, apply different concepts from economics and information theory to model the exchange of information among the different actors (data owners, data collectors and data users) to minimize the asymmetry of information flow among them. After identifying the main actors they propose the principle of minimum asymmetry: […]

The Seven Types of Privacy

Rachel L. Finn , David Wright , and Michael Friedewald elaborated a really interesting list of categories of privacy related issues caused by the improvements in different types of technology. The Physical Person: This category refers specifically to aspects of the human body, for example: nudity, biometric data, electronic implants and sensing devices, brain signals […]