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Securing Access to Complex Digital Artifacts – Towards a Controlled Processing Environment for Digital Research Data

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Providing secured and restricted access to digital objects, especially access to digital research data, for a general audience poses new challenges to memory institutions. For instance, to protect individuals, only anonymized or pseudonymized data should be released to a general audience. Standard procedures have been established over time to cope with privacy issues of non-interactive digital objects like text, audio and video. Appearances of identifiers and potentially also quasi-identifiers were removed by a simple overlay, e.g. in text documents such appearances were simply blackened out. Today’s digital artifacts, especially research data, have complex, non-linear and even interactive manifestations. Thus, a different approach to securing access to complex digital artifacts is required. This paper presents an architecture and technical methods to control access to digital research data.

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Latocha, J., Rechert, K., Echizen, I. (2013). Securing Access to Complex Digital Artifacts – Towards a Controlled Processing Environment for Digital Research Data. In: Aalberg, T., Papatheodorou, C., Dobreva, M., Tsakonas, G., Farrugia, C.J. (eds) Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries. TPDL 2013. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 8092. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-40501-3_32

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