Research: “My Bank Already Gets this Data”: Exposure Minimisation and Company Relationships in Privacy Decision-Making

2017-06-05 - Less than a minute read

How do individuals make data privacy related decisions?

It turns out people rely heavily on their pre-existing relationship with companies, in addition to the actual privacy related permissions requested. MIT Researchers Danny Weitzner and Ilaria Liccardi teamed up with researchers from Oxford University (Reuben Binns, Jun Zhao Max Van Kleek, and Nigel Shadbolt) to investigate how consumers make these privacy related decisions. They also determined that currently there aren’t very many available tools to help individuals navigate and make such privacy related data sharing decisions.

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