A Contextual Method for Evaluating Privacy Preferences

  • Caroline Sheedy
  • Ponnurangam Kumaraguru
Part of the The International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 261)

Identity management is a relevant issue at a national and international level. Any approach to identity management is incomplete unless privacy is also a consideration. Existing research on evaluating an individual’s privacy preferences has shown discrepancies in the stated standards required by users, and the corresponding observed behaviour. We take a contextual approach to surveying privacy, using the framework proposed by contextual integrity, with the aim of further understanding users self reported views on privacy at a national level.


Identity Management Privacy Concern Contextual Integrity Contextual Approach Identity Theft 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Caroline Sheedy
    • 1
  • Ponnurangam Kumaraguru
    • 2
  1. 1.Dublin City UniversityIreland
  2. 2.School of Computer ScienceCarnegie Mellon UniversityPittsburghUSA

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