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The Value of Personal Data. Digital Enlightenment Yearbook 2013
  • Mireille Hildebrandt, Radboud University Nijmegen
  • Kieron O'Hara, University of Southampton
  • Michael Waidner

This is the second Yearbook of The DIGITAL ENLIGHTENMENT FORUM. The Forum aims to provide room for debate on the revolutionary transformations of our technological landscape and their effects on human autonomy, democracy and the rule of law in cyberspace. This volume brings together a number of experts on the topic of user-centric personal data management in the era of personal data monetization. The value of personal data has traditionally been understood in ethical terms as a safeguard for personality rights such as human dignity and privacy. However, we have entered an era where personal data are mined, traded and monetized in the process of creating added value - often in terms of free services including efficient search, support for social networking and personalized communications. This volume investigates whether the economic value of personal data can be realized, without compromising privacy, fairness and contextual integrity. It brings scholars and scientists from the disciplines of computer science, law and social science together with policymakers, engineers and entrepreneurs with practical experience of implementing personal data management.

  • Personal Data Management,
  • Personal Data Monetisation,
  • Privacy,
  • Trust,
  • Security
Publication Date
September, 2013
Mireille Hildebrandt, Kieron O'Hara and Michael Waidner
IOS Press
Citation Information
Mireille Hildebrandt, Kieron O'Hara and Michael Waidner. The Value of Personal Data. Digital Enlightenment Yearbook 2013. Amsterdam(2013)
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