Corpus ID: 220250697

Distributed consent and its impact on privacy and observability in social networks

  title={Distributed consent and its impact on privacy and observability in social networks},
  author={Juniper Lovato and Antoine Allard and Randall Harp and Laurent H'ebert-Dufresne},
Personal data is not discrete in socially-networked digital environments. A single user who consents to allow access to their own profile can thereby expose the personal data of their network connections to non-consented access. The traditional (informed individual) consent model is therefore not appropriate in online social networks where informed consent may not be possible for all users affected by data processing and where information is shared and distributed across many nodes. Here, we… Expand
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