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Who got all of my personal data? Enabling users to monitor the proliferation of shared personally identifiable information

Labitzke, Sebastian 1
1 Steinbuch Centre for Computing (SCC), Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)


The risk involved when users publish information, which becomes available to an unintentional broad audience via online social networks is evident. It is especially difficult for users of social networks to determine who will get the information before it is shared. Moreover, it is impossible to monitor data flows or to control the access to personal data after sharing the information. In contrast to enterprise identity management systems, in which provider-engineered processes control the access to and flow of data, the users of social networks themselves are responsible for information management. Consequently, privacy requirements have become important so that users can control the flow of their personal data across social networks and beyond. In particular, this kind of user-based information management should provide the capability to control data flows in a proactive manner, as well as reactive components to monitor the proliferation of data. In this conceptual paper, we motivate the necessity of a dedicated user-based information management on the basis of studies that we conducted on information that users share publicly in online social networks. ... mehr

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-31668-5_9
Zitationen: 2
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Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Telematik (TM)
Steinbuch Centre for Computing (SCC)
Universität Karlsruhe (TH) – Zentrale Einrichtungen (Zentrale Einrichtungen)
Publikationstyp Proceedingsbeitrag
Publikationsjahr 2012
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISBN: 978-3-642-31667-8
ISSN: 1868-4238
KITopen-ID: 1000026420
Erschienen in Privacy and Identity Management for Life : Proceedings of the 7th IFIP WG 9.2, 9.6/11.7, 11.4, 11.6/PrimeLife International Summer School, Revised Selected Papers, Trento, Italy, 5th - 9th September 2011. Ed.: J. Camenisch
Verlag Springer Verlag
Seiten 116-129
Serie IFIP AICT Advances in information and communication technology ; 375
Nachgewiesen in Dimensions
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