Articles - 5 tagged ‘Data Protection’ (Page 1 of 2)
Whose Data Is It Anyway?
A recent paper 'Being Bipolar: A Qualitative Analysis of the Experience of Bipolar Disorder as Described in Internet Blogs' demonstrates the gulf which still seems to exist between some some academic researchers and privacy professionals when it comes to the ethics of using online material for research without the consent of the authors of such material.
Can the potential for cheaper, more effective, personalised healthcare ('mHealth') offered by wearable technology and smart apps be achieved without creating a Gattaca-style nightmare? The European Data Protection Supervisor's recent Opinion says it is essential to balance mHealth's potential with respect for individual privacy and autonomy.
Weary, Stale, Flat, Unprofitable - and in breach of the Data Protection Act
Samaritans Radar: this misguided attempt to crowd-source support to the vulnerable on Twitter risking plunging one of the world’s most respected charities into a data protection nightmare. What can Twitter users alarmed by the new app do to protect themselves, apart from leaving Twitter altogether?