Assessing the privacy of mhealth apps for self-tracking: heuristic evaluation approach

Background: The recent proliferation of self-tracking technologies has allowed individuals to generate significant quantities of data about their lifestyle. These data can be used to support health interventions and monitor outcomes. However, these data are often stored and processed by vendors who have commercial motivations, and thus, they may not be treated with the sensitivity […]

Assessing the privacy of mhealth apps for self-tracking: heuristic evaluation approach

Background: The recent proliferation of self-tracking technologies has allowed individuals to generate significant quantities of data about their lifestyle. These data can be used to support health interventions and monitor outcomes. However, these data are often stored and processed by vendors who have commercial motivations, and thus, they may not be treated with the sensitivity […]

Ethics and Privacy in AI and Big Data

Emerging combinations of artificial intelligence, big data, and the applications these enable are receiving significant attention concerning privacy and other ethical issues. We need a way to comprehensively understand these issues and find mechanisms of addressing them that involve stakeholders, including civil society, to ensure that these technologies’ benefits outweigh their disadvantages.

Privacy and trust at risk in surveillance societies

This chapter examines how privacy and trust are at risk in surveillance societies. It formulates several scenarios and policy recommendations addressing the risks and concludes by suggesting a research agenda aimed at mitigating future risks.

Integrating privacy and ethical impact assessments

New and emerging technologies often raise both ethical and privacy issues. The analysis and assessment of such issues is the task of privacy impact assessments and ethical impact assessments. Although there are various privacy impact assessment methodologies and ethical impact assessment methodologies, the two have not been integrated. Nevertheless, some researchers have been thinking about […]

Seven types of Privacy

A widely accepted definition of privacy has been, and remains, elusive within academic and legal frameworks. Nevertheless, when discussing new technologies and their impacts on human rights, “privacy” is almost always mentioned. In this article, Trilateral Research examines the ways in which different case study technologies impact privacy and uses this information to identify seven […]