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The Clean Privacy Ecosystem of the Future Internet
Norwegian Computing Center (Norsk Regnesentral), Gaustadalleen 23a/b, Kristen Nygaards hus, Oslo NO-0373, Norway
Received: 9 October 2012; in revised form: 7 December 2012 / Accepted: 6 January 2013 / Published: 14 January 2013
Abstract: This article speculates on the future of privacy and electronic identities on the Internet. Based on a short review of security models and the development of privacy-enhancing technology, privacy and electronic identities will be discussed as parts of a larger context—an ecosystem of personal information and electronic identities. The article argues for an ecosystem view of personal information and electronic identities, as both personal information and identity information are basic required input for many applications. Therefore, for both application owners and users, a functioning ecosystem of personal information and electronic identification is important. For the future of the Internet, high-quality information and controlled circulation of such information is therefore argued as decisive for the value of future Internet applications.
Keywords: information privacy; information security; privacy enhancing technology (PET); security perimeter; identity ecosystem; privacy
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Fritsch, L. The Clean Privacy Ecosystem of the Future Internet. Future Internet 2013, 5, 34-45.
Fritsch L. The Clean Privacy Ecosystem of the Future Internet. Future Internet. 2013; 5(1):34-45.
Fritsch, Lothar. 2013. "The Clean Privacy Ecosystem of the Future Internet." Future Internet 5, no. 1: 34-45.