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The di.me User Interface: Concepts for Sharing Personal Information via Multiple Identities in a Decentralized Social Network

  • Fabian Hermann
  • Andreas Schuller
  • Simon Thiel
  • Christian Knecht
  • Simon Scerri
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8006)

Abstract

The di.me userware visualizes vast personal information from various sources and allows for sharing them in a decentralized social network. Multiple identities can be used to avoid unintended linkability when communicating to other users or external systems. The di.me user interface for that is presented in this paper. A user-centered information- and view-structure for items of the personal information sphere and concepts for multiple identities used for sharing are discussed.

Keywords

user interface design decentralized social networking personal identity management security and privacy 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fabian Hermann
    • 1
  • Andreas Schuller
    • 1
  • Simon Thiel
    • 1
  • Christian Knecht
    • 1
  • Simon Scerri
    • 2
  1. 1.Fraunhofer-Institute for Industrial EngineeringStuttgartGermany
  2. 2.Digital Enterprise Research InstituteNational University of IrelandGalwayIreland

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