Safety and Security in the Digital Age. Trust, Algorithms, Standards, and Risks

  • Massimo DuranteEmail author
Part of the Philosophical Studies Series book series (PSSP, volume 134)


Security is a crucial issue of our society, which is accordingly defined as a risk society. However, in a complex risk society, citizens cannot tackle and manage the issue of risk by themselves. The risk is therefore more and more delegated to processes and mechanisms that take care of risk management. Today, the risk against which society claims to be immunized-increasingly mediated by technologies and less and less politically legitimized-reemerges with new forms of fiduciary management, raising the possibility of weakening rights and diluting political responsibility.


Trust Security Artificial agents Delegated authority Risk-management Fiduciary relationships Information 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dipartimento di GiurisprudenzUniveristà di TorinoTurinItaly

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