The Community for Technology Leaders
RSS Icon
Subscribe
Issue No.01 - January/February (2012 vol.10)
pp: 77-79
Tara Whalen , Carleton University
ABSTRACT
Under privacy regulation, what exactly is personal information? This is an important concept in a changing landscape of technology and information disclosure, in which it's becoming increasingly easier to identify and reidentify individuals. Legal scholars have provided some insights into the evolving nature of personal information and how we might incorporate notions of identifiability risk into regulation.
INDEX TERMS
privacy law, personal information, reidentification
CITATION
Tara Whalen, "This Time, It's Personal: Recent Discussions on Concepts of Personal Information", IEEE Security & Privacy, vol.10, no. 1, pp. 77-79, January/February 2012, doi:10.1109/MSP.2012.25
REFERENCES
1. G. Duby, "Private Power, Public Power," Revelations of the Medieval World, vol. 2, P. Ariès and G. Duby eds., Belknap Press, 1988.
2. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, Pub. L. No 104-191, 110 Stat. 1936, 1996.
3. Opinion 4/2007 on the Concept of Personal Data, Article 29 Data Protection Working Party, 2007; http://ec.europa.eu/justice/policies/privacy/ docs/wpdocs/2007wp136_en.pdf.
4. A. Narayanan and V. Shmatikov, "Robust De-anonymization of Large Datasets (How to Break Anonymity of the Netflix Prize Dataset)," 2006; http://arxiv.org/PS_cache/cs/pdf/06100610105v2.pdf .
5. L. Sweeney, "Simple Demographics Often Identify People Uniquely," Data Privacy Working Paper 3, Carnegie Mellon Univ., 2000; http://dataprivacylab.org/projects/identifiability paper1.pdf.
6. A. Narayanan and V. Shmatikov, "Myths and Fallacies of Personally Identifiable Information," Comm. ACM, vol. 53, no. 6, 2010, pp. 24–26.
7. P. Ohm, "Broken Promises of Privacy: Responding to the Surprising Failure of Anonymization," Legal Studies Research Paper 09-12, Univ. Colorado Law School, 2009; http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3papers.cfm?abstract_id=1450006 .
8. D.J. Solove and P.M. Schwartz, "The PII Problem: Privacy and a New Concept of Personally Identifiable Information," New York Univ. Law Rev., vol. 86, no. 6, 2011; http://ssrn.comabstract=1909366.
31 ms
(Ver 2.0)

Marketing Automation Platform Marketing Automation Tool