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The Resource Privacy online, law and the effective regulation of online services, Marcin Betkier

Privacy online, law and the effective regulation of online services, Marcin Betkier

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Privacy online, law and the effective regulation of online services
Title
Privacy online, law and the effective regulation of online services
Statement of responsibility
Marcin Betkier
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book addresses a topic of vivid public discussion at both national and international levels where an information technology revolution comes together with pervasive personal data collection. This threat to privacy is peculiar and the old tools, such as consent for personal data processing, fail to work properly in the context of online services. This was clearly seen in the case of Cambridge Analytica which uncovered how easy the procedural requirements of consent and purpose limitation can be abused on a mass scale. The lack of individual control over personal data collected by online service providers is a significant problem experienced by almost every person using the Internet: it is an 'all or nothing' choice between benefiting from digital technology and keeping their personal data away from the extensive corporate surveillance. If people are to have autonomous choice in respect of their privacy processes, then they need to be able to manage these processes themselves. To put individuals in the driver's seat, the book first conducts a careful examination of the economic and technical details of online services which pinpoints both the privacy problems caused by their providers and the particular features of the online environment. Then it devises a set of measures to enable individuals to manage these processes. The proposed Privacy Management Model consists of three interlocking functions of controlling, organising and planning. This requires a mix of regulatory tools: a particular business model in which individuals are supported by third parties (Personal Information Administrators); a set of technological/architectural tools to manage data within the ICT systems of the online service providers; and laws capable of enabling and supporting all these elements. The proposed solution remedies the structural problems of the Internet arising from its architectural and informational imbalances and enables the effective exercise of individual autonomy. At the same time, it facilitates the effective operation of online services and recognises the fundamental importance of the use of personal data for the modern economy. All of this is designed to change the way decision-makers think about Internet privacy and form the theoretical backbone of the next generation of privacy laws. It also shows that technology is not intrinsically privacy invasive and that effective regulation is possible. DR MARCIN BETKIER is a Lecturer at the School of Law of Victoria University of Wellington. He has a PhD in Law, an LLM, a Master's degree in Computer Science and an MBA. Before embarking on his academic career, Marcin worked for 15 years in the ICT sector in different roles
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Betkier, Marcin
Index
index present
LC call number
K564.C6
LC item number
B49 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Internet
  • Privacy, Right of
  • Data protection
  • Electronic surveillance
Label
Privacy online, law and the effective regulation of online services, Marcin Betkier
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Publication
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Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 21 Nov 2019)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 283 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781780689371
Isbn Type
(ebook)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s)
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Privacy online, law and the effective regulation of online services, Marcin Betkier
Publication
Note
Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 21 Nov 2019)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 283 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781780689371
Isbn Type
(ebook)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s)
Specific material designation
remote

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