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RE: ACTION [CONTINUES] Provide some data on privacy and context (channeling Mor Naaman) to the wiki

From: Venezia Claudio <claudio.venezia@telecomitalia.it>
Date: Wed, 27 May 2009 17:32:02 +0200
To: 'Karl Dubost' <karl+w3c@la-grange.net>, Mischa Tuffield <mischa.tuffield@garlik.com>
CC: "public-xg-socialweb@w3.org" <public-xg-socialweb@w3.org>, "public-social-web-talk@w3.org" <public-social-web-talk@w3.org>
Message-ID: <734C5B728238484E80C74CDA7A8ECD68A44D6ADCA2@GRFMBX702BA020.griffon.local>
Hi Karl, Misha,

I guess Glympse [1] tries somehow to address it,

Regards,
Claudio

[1] http://glympse.com/news/press/1

> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-social-web-talk-request@w3.org [mailto:public-social-web-
> talk-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Karl Dubost
> Sent: mercoledì 27 maggio 2009 14.37
> To: Mischa Tuffield
> Cc: public-xg-socialweb@w3.org; public-social-web-talk@w3.org
> Subject: Re: ACTION [CONTINUES] Provide some data on privacy and context
> (channeling Mor Naaman) to the wiki
>
> Hi,
>
> Le 20 mai 2009 à 08:17, Mischa Tuffield a écrit :
> > Given that the context we are interested in looking at is one of a
> > personal nature and the idea of protecting users from abuse of
> > their  contextual data, do people think that effort should be
> > combined on these two fronts?
>
> Hmmm. Privacy is a very deeply cultural matters. I have lived in
> Europe, North America and Japan (and travelled a bit in other
> continents). That taught me that privacy is not about defining "abuse
> on contextual data".
>
> Privacy is about having the right mechanisms, tools to handle your
> data in the way that is respectful of your *own culture*.
>
> The benefit of taking a very operational and mechanical look at it
> avoid long debates on what is good or wrong, but to focus more on "Can
> I do/stop this or that with my data?".
>
> Example using a mobile phone with geolocation feature:
>
>       Is there a mechanism to broadcast my geolocation information?
>       Is there a mechanism to block my geolocation information?
>       Is there a mechanism to share my geolocation with this and this
> person only?
>       etc.
> --
> Karl Dubost
> Montréal, QC, Canada
> http://twitter.com/karlpro
>


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