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Digital trace data collection through data donation.

@article{Boeschoten2020DigitalTD,
  title={Digital trace data collection through data donation.},
  author={L. Boeschoten and J. Ausloos and J. Moeller and Theo B. Araujo and D. Oberski},
  journal={arXiv: Computers and Society},
  year={2020}
}
A potentially powerful method of social-scientific data collection and investigation has been created by an unexpected institution: the law. Article 15 of the EU's 2018 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) mandates that individuals have electronic access to a copy of their personal data, and all major digital platforms now comply with this law by providing users with "data download packages" (DDPs). Through voluntary donation of DDPs, all data collected by public and private entities… Expand
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