Public Privacy and Brick Houses Made of Glass

Conference paper
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 528)


In this work in progress paper, we present a description of a new view of privacy in public, examining how it is possible to ascertain the privacy levels of individuals in context and in groups, and different ways of visualising these Public Privacy levels. We examine how awareness of one’s Public Privacy may have an impact on behaviour and privacy protection in general, and propose future work to examine the concept in more detail.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Ontario Institute of TechnologyOshawaCanada
  2. 2.Telecom ParisTechParisFrance
  3. 3.Aston UniversityBirminghamUK
  4. 4.Stanford UniversityStanfordUSA
  5. 5.Technische Universitaet DarmstadtDarmstadtGermany

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