How much is too little? Privacy and smart cards in Hong Kong and Ontario

@article{Bailey2005HowMI,
  title={How much is too little? Privacy and smart cards in Hong Kong and Ontario},
  author={Stuart G. M. Bailey and Nadia Caidi},
  journal={J. Information Science},
  year={2005},
  volume={31},
  pages={354-364}
}
In this article, we analyze the notion of privacy – how it is conceptualized and implemented as a constitutive element of identity – in two different cultures: Hong Kong, a Special Administrative Region (SAR) of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), and Ontario, Canada. By examining the two jurisdictions of Hong Kong and Ontario, we argue that, in addition to institutional structures, differing cultural notions of privacy affect the acceptance of new information and communication technologies… CONTINUE READING