Privacy-Aware Design Principles for Information Networks

  title={Privacy-Aware Design Principles for Information Networks},
  author={Stephen B. Wicker and Dawn E. Schrader},
  journal={Proceedings of the IEEE},
Privacy has become a critical topic in the engineering of networked systems. Electronic surveillance, both covert and overt, has a negative impact on both the individual and society, and the public's perception of engineered systems that forsake the privacy issue is increasingly negative. Engineers and computer scientists thus have a moral obligation to avoid design choices that are unnecessarily privacy invasive. To fully illustrate this point, we provide an overview of the philosophical… CONTINUE READING
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