Search results for: privacy

Privacy as a business model

privacy, data protection regulation

Personal data protection is sometimes presented as a legal headache, typically in the online business world. For others, usually in the activist sphere, it is seen as a way to defend our fundamental rights. Each side tends to mock the other’s point of view. Here, let us try another lens. …

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Do mobile apps for kids respect privacy rights?

applis mobiles, mobile apps

The number of mobile applications for children is rapidly increasing. An entire market segment is taking shape to reach this target audience. Just like adults, the personal data issue applies to these younger audiences. Grazia Cecere, a researcher in the economics of privacy at Institut Mines-Télécom Business School, has studied …

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Security and Privacy in the Digital Era

Claudine Guerrier, Security, Privacy

“The state, that must eradicate all feelings of insecurity, even potential ones, has been caught in a spiral of exception, suspicion and oppression that may lead to a complete disappearance of liberties.” —Mireille Delmas Marty, Libertés et sûreté dans un monde dangereux, 2010 This book will examine the security/freedom duo …

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Encrypting and watermarking health data to protect it

Tatouage des données de santé, health data

As medicine and genetics make increasing use of data science and AI, the question of how to protect this sensitive information is becoming increasingly important to all those involved in health. A team from the LaTIM laboratory is working on these issues, with solutions such as encryption and watermarking. It …

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New Heroism: a paradoxical model of success

new heroism

Today, the ideals of success cover multiple areas of society, such as work, cinema, and personal life. In his book Le Nouvel Héroïsme, Olivier Fournout, a sociologist and semiologist at Télécom Paris, analyzes the conditions that have allowed the emergence of a model of success that is riddled with paradoxes. …

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Sovereignty and digital technology: controlling our own destiny

digital sovereignty

Annie Blandin-Obernesser, IMT Atlantique – Institut Mines-Télécom Facebook has an Oversight Board, a kind of “Supreme Court” that rules on content moderation disputes. Digital giants like Google are investing in the submarine telecommunications cable market. France has had to back pedal after choosing Microsoft to host the Health Data Hub. …

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Learning to incorporate values in collective design

values conception, collective design, valeurs

Designing projects implies that individuals or groups must pool their values to collaborate effectively. But the various parties involved may be guided by diverging value systems, making it difficult to find compromises and common solutions. Françoise Détienne and Michael Baker, researchers at Télécom Paris, explain how the role of values in …

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Data governance: trust it (or not?)

Gouvernance des données

The original version of this article (in French) was published in the quarterly newsletter no. 20 (March 2021) of the Values and Policies of Personal Information (VP-IP) Chair. On 25 November 2020, the European Commission published its proposal for the European data governance regulation, the Data Governance Act (DGA) which aims to “unlock the economic and …

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Grazia Cecere

Institut Mines-Télécom Business School | Digital economy, Machine learning, Ethics of algorithms

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