Issue No.01 - January/February (2012 vol.10)
Tara Whalen , Carleton University
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MSP.2012.25
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.
privacy law, personal information, reidentification
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