This article contemplates how our "culture of connectivity" brings forth privacy issues reminding us of government surveillance in East Germany. How does this work, and how do we all contribute to this culture?
In this video Ralf de Wolf discusses the ways in which we need privacy in order to have a well functioning democracy, and the ways in which our privacy and our society are being threatened by a misuse of new technologies.
With the increasing popularity of ancestry tests, having our DNA used by big corporations might pose a threat to our privacy. This article analyzes the possible impact of such data-driven businesses on our lives.
Tinder has managed to collect millions of users despite its disturbing lack of privacy. Why does Tinder fail to secure individuals' data, and why are users still willing to take the risk to keep swiping?
This article operationalizes the concept of ‘digital agreements’ and connects it to widespread problem of ‘intentional illiteracy’; which can be defined as users' neglect in reading electronic legal documents.