Privacy is an essentially contested concept: a multi-dimensional analytic for mapping privacy.

  title={Privacy is an essentially contested concept: a multi-dimensional analytic for mapping privacy.},
  author={Deirdre K. Mulligan and Colin Koopman and Nick Doty},
  journal={Philosophical transactions. Series A, Mathematical, physical, and engineering sciences},
  volume={374 2083}
The meaning of privacy has been much disputed throughout its history in response to wave after wave of new technological capabilities and social configurations. The current round of disputes over privacy fuelled by data science has been a cause of despair for many commentators and a death knell for privacy itself for others. We argue that privacy's disputes are neither an accidental feature of the concept nor a lamentable condition of its applicability. Privacy is essentially contested. Because… CONTINUE READING
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