Ethics, Technology and Identity

Speaking of my colleague Noëmi Manders-Huits, she is organizing an amazing looking conference on Ethics, Technology and Identity in Delft this June: Information technology plays an increasingly important role in society and in human lives. Identity Management Technologies (e.g. biometrics,…

Privacy and Surveillance in Web 2.0: Unintended Consequences and the Rise of “Netaveillance”

[This thought piece appears on the On The Identity Trail project's blog, blog*on*nymity. Thanks to the amazing folks there for the (second) invitation to contribute to the project. -mz] This post is an attempt to collect and organize some thoughts…

Bendrath on the Politics of “Identity Governance”

Ralf Bendrath has a thoughtful post on Oracle's recently announced "Identity Governance Framework", a set of draft standards for sharing and controlling personally identifiable information across different systems and applications. He was particularly struck by the use of the term…

7 Laws for Privacy-Embedded Internet Identity

Ann Cavoukian, the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, has released a whitepaper augmenting Kim Cameron's seven laws of identity with privacy protections: 7 Laws of Identity: The Case for Privacy-Embedded Laws of Identity in the Digital Age (PDF). I'm…

Registration Open: Identity and Identification in a Networked World

Registration is now open for the "Identity and Identification in a Networked World" multidisciplinary graduate student symposium, September 29-30, 2006 at the NYU School of Law. Twenty graduate students from across North America and Europe will share their exciting research…

CFP: Identity and Identification in a Networked World Graduate Student Symposium

[I am one of the organizers the following graduate student symposium to be held this fall at NYU] CALL FOR PAPERS Identity and Identification in a Networked World: A Multidisciplinary Graduate Student Symposium When: September 29-30, 2006 Where: New York…