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Transparency kills the privacy (issues)Presentation Transcript
Transparency kills the privacy (issues) Research implications of the EMSOC project Rob Heyman
• User Empowerment in a Social Media Culture• IWT 4-year interdisciplinary SBO project (2010-2014)• Vrije Universiteit Brussel o Department of Communication Studies – SMIT o Faculty of Law – LSTS• Catholic University Leuven (KUL) o Faculty of Law - ICRI o Department of Communication Studies - CUO• University of Ghent (UG) o Department of Educational Studies – C&E o Department of Communication Studies - MICT• Objective o To critically investigate to what extent and how people are empowered and/or disempowered in their everyday use of social media
The right to be left alone 74% of the Europeanssee disclosing personal information as an increasing part of modern life (Eurobarometer 2011)