Privacy factors for successful ubiquitous computing

Little, Linda and Briggs, Pamela (2009) Privacy factors for successful ubiquitous computing. International Journal of E-Business Research, 5 (2). pp. 1-20. ISSN 1548-1131

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/jebr.2009040101

Abstract

Certain privacy principles have been established by industry, (e.g. USCAM, 2006). Over the past two years, we have been trying to understand whether such principles reflect the concerns of the ordinary citizen. We have developed a method of enquiry which displays a rich context to the user in order to elicit more detailed information about those privacy factors that underpin our acceptance of ubiquitous computing. To investigate use and acceptance Videotaped Activity Scenarios specifically related to the exchange of health, financial, shopping and e-voting information and a large scale survey were used. We present a detailed analysis of user concerns firstly in terms of a set of constructs that might reflect user-generated privacy principles; secondly those factors likely to play a key role in an individuals cost-benefit analysis and thirdly, longer-term concerns of the citizen in terms of the impact of new technologies on social engagement and human values.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: G900 Others in Mathematical and Computing Sciences
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > School of Life Sciences > Psychology
Depositing User: EPrints Services
Date Deposited: 06 Jul 2010 08:29
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2015 11:45
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/1726

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