Digital Privacy

PRIME - Privacy and Identity Management for Europe

  • Jan Camenisch
  • Ronald Leenes
  • Dieter Sommer

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6545)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Privacy and Identity Management

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Jan Camenisch, Ronald Leenes, Marit Hansen, Jan Schallaböck
      Pages 3-21
    3. Back Matter
      Pages 23-23
  3. Setting the Stage

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 25-25
    2. Ronald Leenes
      Pages 27-31
    3. Bart Priem, Ronald Leenes, Eleni Kosta, Aleksandra Kuczerawy
      Pages 33-51
    4. Bart Priem, Ronald Leenes, Alea Fairchild, Eleni Kosta
      Pages 53-71
    5. Eleni Kosta, Aleksandra Kuczerawy, Ronald Leenes, Jos Dumortier
      Pages 73-89
    6. Bart Priem, Eleni Kosta, Aleksandra Kuczerawy, Jos Dumortier, Ronald Leenes
      Pages 91-106
    7. Alea Fairchild, Piet Ribbers
      Pages 107-129
    8. Back Matter
      Pages 131-137
  4. What Technology Can Do for Privacy and How

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 139-139
    2. Stephen Crane, Siani Pearson, Dieter Sommer
      Pages 141-149
    3. Dieter Sommer
      Pages 151-288
    4. Jan Camenisch, Markulf Kohlweiss, Dieter Sommer
      Pages 289-308
    5. Claudio Agostino Ardagna, Sabrina De Capitani di Vimercati, Pierangela Samarati
      Pages 309-329
    6. Marco Casassa Mont
      Pages 331-361
    7. Claudio Agostino Ardagna, Sabrina De Capitani di Vimercati, Eros Pedrini, Pierangela Samarati
      Pages 377-395

About this book


This book documents the R&D outcome of the PRIME Project, an R&D project partially funded by the European Union’s Sixth Framework Programme and the Swiss Federal Office for Education and Science.  PRIME has focused on privacy-enhancing identity management techniques and systems to support users’ sovereignty over their personal privacy and enterprises’ privacy-compliant data processing. During the course of four years, the project has involved over a hundred researchers and professionals from 22 major European academic and industrial organizations conducting R&D work in areas relevant to digital privacy. The book presents 28 detailed chapters organized in five parts:

-       Introductory summary

-       Legal, social, and economic aspects

-       Realization of privacy-enhancing user-centric identity management

-       Exploitation of PRIME results for applications

-       Conclusions drawn and an outlook on future work

As the first coherent presentation of the topic, this book will serve as a valuable source of reference and inspiration for anybody working on digital privacy.


anonymity authorization data protection datasecurity digital age digital identifier digital identity digital transaction e-commerce identity management infrastructure identity management systems identity theft information society privacy-enhancing technologies

Editors and affiliations

  • Jan Camenisch
    • 1
  • Ronald Leenes
    • 2
  • Dieter Sommer
    • 1
  1. 1.IBM ResearchRüschlikonSwitzerland
  2. 2.TILT - Centrum voor Recht, Technologie en SamenlevingUniversiteit van TilburgTilburgThe Netherlands

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-19049-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-19050-6
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
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