Profiling and Manipulating Human Behaviour: A Core Contemporary Privacy Concern

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Alan Mckenna

University of Kent - Canterbury Campus

Date Written: April 1, 2011

Abstract

This paper considers a potential new trend in the field of personal data use/abuse, whereby profiling of individuals via their personal data is used in ways that seek to manipulate their behavioural patterns.

Keywords: profiling, manipulating human behaviour, privacy, nudge

JEL Classification: K1

Suggested Citation

Mckenna, Alan, Profiling and Manipulating Human Behaviour: A Core Contemporary Privacy Concern (April 1, 2011). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2169813 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2169813

Alan Mckenna (Contact Author)

University of Kent - Canterbury Campus ( email )

Canterbury, Kent
United Kingdom

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