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December 28, 2009
"The Behavioral Economics of Personal Information"
Good survey article by Alessandro Acquisti in IEEE Security & Privacy.
Posted on December 28, 2009 at 7:09 AM
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It's on IEEE Security and Privacy actually.
Yes, well, but.. does this article really say anything useful?
The paper seems to be focussing on a wrong dictonomy - instead of adreasing the question of getting service without indentifying altogether, the discussion is only about varaiations of transactions where consumer loose control.
It is true that most communication technology today is designed to strip consumers of control. But nothing prevents us from making transactions´systems without trusted parties collecting personal data and accumulating power.
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