Rethinking Informational Privacy in The Datafication Age (Part 2)

In the first part, I have introduced the influential concepts of informational privacy and its dimensions. This post discusses how personal information is processed and used by algorithmic personalization systems and how such systems should operate to ensure personal privacy – permitting and protecting person’s autonomous life. No raw data – no raw personal information…

Rethinking Informational Privacy in the Datafication Age (Part 1)

The notions of personal information and privacy have often been addressed as intertwined, as tightly connected concepts where one constrains the other. That is, current theories and discussions of informational privacy are closely related to a specific notion of personal information, with privacy being conceptualized as one’s ability to control the access to one’s personal information. In…

Rethinking freedom in the algorithmic age

How was your life this year? Do you want to reflect on it? Do you want to look back at what you have achieved or lost this year? Some of us might want to do that but I believe many have moments they do not want to relive. While they have the right to do…