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In previous posts, we talked about general aspects of what is privacy and who cares that. Two important terms in that field are “privacy” and “data protection.” While the first one is very common in the literature, the other is used in the European Union (EU) laws and regulations. Also, some ICT professionals often use “data protection” and “information […]

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Privacy is not just a policy nor is data security, although they are related concepts. It is related to your data, and who, when and how it can be collected, processed, transferred, controlled, and so on. But not only your data, it is about you as a person, your behavior, your communication (Clarke, 1999)⁠, even your […]

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If somebody would ask you if you have read the privacy policy when you install an app in your smartphone or when you subscribe in a web page, probably your answer would be no. Aaron Smith in (Smith, 2014) reports a result from a poll in which 52% of polled people agree with the assertion […]

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