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Privacy Without Screens & the Internet of Other People's Things

21 Pages Posted: 4 Jun 2015 Last revised: 11 Jun 2015

Meg Leta (Ambrose) Jones

Georgetown University - Communication, Culture, and Technology

Date Written: April 3, 2015

Abstract

Screens have formed the foundation of our experience with connected content, and information exchange agreements adhere to this comfortable arrangement. While the addition of screens, tabs, and apps complicated information collection and privacy, a lack of screens promises to further complicate the arrangement. Notice and choice, wherein an information collector notified information subjects of what would be gathered and how it would processed, is incredibly challenging in a screen world and is even more challenging in a smart world without screens. The focus of the essay is not on individuals operating with a screen, nor on the initial operator of a device in the smart world that may adapt information and use settings or agree to terms of service found in the box the product was delivered in, but on everyone else that may be exposed to numerous smart devices in a smart world. It focuses on information preferences in the internet of other people’s things.

Keywords: privacy, internet of things, comparative

Suggested Citation

(Ambrose) Jones, Meg Leta, Privacy Without Screens & the Internet of Other People's Things (April 3, 2015). Idaho Law Review, 2015. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2614066

Meg Leta Jones (Contact Author)

Georgetown University - Communication, Culture, and Technology ( email )

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Washington, DC 20057
United States

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