Ethical Implications of User Perceptions of Wearable Devices

  title={Ethical Implications of User Perceptions of Wearable Devices},
  author={L. H. Segura Anaya and Abeer Alsadoon and Nectar Costadopoulos and P. W. C. Prasad},
  journal={Science and Engineering Ethics},
Health Wearable Devices enhance the quality of life, promote positive lifestyle changes and save time and money in medical appointments. However, Wearable Devices store large amounts of personal information that is accessed by third parties without user consent. This creates ethical issues regarding privacy, security and informed consent. This paper aims to demonstrate users’ ethical perceptions of the use of Wearable Devices in the health sector. The impact of ethics is determined by an online… CONTINUE READING

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