Profiting from personal information: Power, information privacy and evidence based policy
Burdon, Mark (2008) Profiting from personal information: Power, information privacy and evidence based policy. In The Third Workshop on Social Implications of National Security, 23-24 July, Canberra.
The difficulties that emerge when governments attempt to commercialise personal information are shown by the sale of home owner details in Queensland. Solove contends that such difficulties arise because of power differences between government organisations, private sector companies and individuals. The development of effective policy responses, particularly those regarding the sale of personal information, must identify and address power issues inherent in information privacy problems.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||Information privacy, power, decision making, accountability, transparency|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > POLICY AND ADMINISTRATION (160500) > Public Policy (160510)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law|
Past > Institutes > Information Security Institute
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2008 (please consult author)|
|Deposited On:||31 Jul 2008|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 23:45|
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