Limits of Individual Consent and Models of Distributed Consent in Online Social Networks

  title={Limits of Individual Consent and Models of Distributed Consent in Online Social Networks},
  author={Juniper Lovato and Antoine Allard and Randall Harp and Jeremiah Onaolapo and Laurent H{\'e}bert-Dufresne},
  journal={2022 ACM Conference on Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency},
Personal data are not discrete in socially-networked digital environments. A user who consents to allow access to their profile can expose the personal data of their network connections to non-consented access. Therefore, the traditional consent model (informed and individual) is not appropriate in social networks where informed consent may not be possible for all users affected by data processing and where information is distributed across users. Here, we outline the adequacy of consent for… 

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