Privacy and Information Technology

[New Entry by Jeroen van den Hoven, Martijn Blaauw, Wolter Pieters, and Martijn Warnier on November 20, 2014.] Human beings value their privacy and the protection of their personal sphere of life.
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[New Entry by Jeroen van den Hoven, Martijn Blaauw, Wolter Pieters, and Martijn Warnier on November 20, 2014.] Human beings value their privacy and the protection of their personal sphere of life. They value some control over who knows what about them. They certainly do not want their personal information to be accessible to just anyone at any time. But recent advances in information technology threaten privacy and have reduced the amount of control over personal data and open up the possibility of a range of...

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