AAAI Publications, 2010 AAAI Spring Symposium Series

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Privacy and Social Networks: From Data Protection to Pervasive Computing
Antoni Roig

Last modified: 2010-03-23


Technological threats to privacy are not limited to data protection. Social Network Applications (SNA) and ubiquitous computing or Ambient Intelligence face other privacy risks. The business model of SNA and the improvement of data mining allow social computation. SNA Regulation should then favor privacy-by design and Privacy Enhancing Technologies (PET). Default friendly-privacy policies should also be adopted. The data portability of the applications shifts SNA into a new field of ubiquitous computing. Therefore, the solutions of the Ambient Intelligence should be also analyzed in the context of SNA.


Social Networks ; Privacy-Enhancing Technologies ; Privacy ; Pervasive Computing; Ambient Intelligence; Ubiquitous Computing

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