Britain's smart meter programme: A case study in privacy by design

  title={Britain's smart meter programme: A case study in privacy by design},
  author={Ian Brown},
  journal={International Review of Law, Computers \& Technology},
  pages={172 - 184}
  • I. Brown
  • Published 12 February 2013
  • Computer Science
  • International Review of Law, Computers & Technology
Following requirements in the 1996 EU Energy Efficiency Directive, member states are developing programmes to encourage the installation of ‘smart’ power meters that record much larger quantities of data about power usage than traditional meters. These data can reveal a great deal of information about individual household activity, leading privacy regulators to call for privacy to be ‘designed in’ to these systems. The British smart metering programme has given some attention to this privacy by… 

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