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Information 2019, 10(1), 19; https://doi.org/10.3390/info10010019

No More Privacy Any More?

Department of Computing, Wrexham Glyndŵr University, Wrexham LLI1 2AW, UK
Received: 4 January 2019 / Accepted: 4 January 2019 / Published: 9 January 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue The End of Privacy?)
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Abstract

The embodiment of the potential loss of privacy through a combination of artificial intelligence algorithms, big data analytics and Internet of Things technology might be something as simple, yet potentially terrifying, as an integrated app capable of recognising anyone, anytime, anywhere: effectively a global ‘Shazam for People’; but one additionally capable of returning extremely personal material about the individual. How credible is such a system? How many years away? And what might stop it? View Full-Text
Keywords: privacy; identity theft; big data; artificial intelligence; internet of things; de-anonymization; personal identification; personal recognition; biometrics; data apps; personal data; identity voyeurism privacy; identity theft; big data; artificial intelligence; internet of things; de-anonymization; personal identification; personal recognition; biometrics; data apps; personal data; identity voyeurism
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