Privacy as trust : information privacy for an information age

Waldman, Ari Ezra, 1980- author
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  • Creator Ari Ezra Waldman
  • Format Books
  • Publication Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2018. ©2018
  • Physical Details
    • x, 207 pages ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9781107186002, 1107186005, 9781316636947, 1316636941
  • OCLC on1010543629


  • "It seems like there is no such thing as privacy anymore. But the truth is that privacy is in danger only because we think about it in narrow, limited, and outdated ways. In this transformative work, Ari Ezra Waldman, leveraging the notion that we share information with others in contexts of trust, offers a roadmap for data privacy that will better protect our information in a digitized world. With case studies involving websites, online harassment, intellectual property, and social robots, Waldman shows how 'privacy as trust' can be applied in the most challenging real-world contexts to make privacy work for all of us. This book should be read by anyone concerned with reshaping the theory and practice of privacy in the modern world"--
  • "Studying privacy is an ongoing, evolutionary process, just like the development of this book. What began as a proposal on cyberharassment of LGBTQ persons grew into a doctoral dissertation on information privacy, generally. That, in turn, grew into several law review articles analyzing a broad range of topics, from sharing intimate photos to information flow in intellectual property. Throughout this time, my thinking on privacy evolved. It evolved after law school, then again after online and face-to-face harassment took national attention in 2010, and then again after reading the works of Emile Durkheim, Erving Goffman, Julie Cohen, Daniel Solove, Helen Nissenbaum, and others"--


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • Part I. What do we mean by 'privacy. Privacy as freedom From -- Privacy as freedom For -- Social theories of privacy -- Part II. Privacy, sharing, and trust. Trust and sharing -- What does trust mean for privacy? -- Part III. A trust-based approach to privacy and information law. The responsibilities of data collectors -- Previously disclosed information -- Trust and cyberharassment -- Information flow in intellectual property -- Trust and robots -- Conclusion: The future of privacy and trust