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Identity Crisis: Global Challenges of Identity Protection in a Networked WorldAlison Knight
2We intentionally reveal, and unintentionally leak, our identity information in many waysFrom digital fingerprints to online personae: possibility to record and store everything (technically and economically)possibility to analyse identity datapossibility to do massive personalisation Identity value and the control conundrum
IDENTITY CHALLENGES2HOT ON YOUR DIGITAL TRAIL
4WHO AM I?
(biographical)(personae)Real World Digital World(biometrics) (cybermetrics)Who do I think I am?What is my personality?Who do others say I am?How do I act? How am I represented?
5Super Identity?(E)IDENTITY TO (E-)IDENTIFICATION
6HOW CAN I BE SURE YOU ARE YOU? Authentication, trust and reputation Different approaches to identification and verificationSomething you areSomething you haveSomething you know Bridging links with confidence between the real world and the cyber world
Super ID? THE SUPER IDENTITY PROJECT
How can we accurately identify people online and detect online identity misuse? 8
CRIMINALS AND THE INDIVIDUAL9
Identity theft and identity crime on the rise globallyThe extent of the online problemRisks and vulnerabilities The challenges of digital identity management
COMMERCE AND THE INDIVIDUAL10Identity as online currencyTargeted advertising Data aggregationFunction creep Identity de-contextualisedBig Data
11PROFILING: AUTOMATED LINKS AND PREDICTIONS
STATES AND THE INDIVIDUAL
Identity policiesKey policy activity areas eID cardsBiometric technologiesCovert surveillance Policy decision-making: balancing tensions between public and private interests
12SOCIAL AND LEGALSocial acceptability - researching teenagers attitudes around personal data and online self portrayal
How can I protect my identity legally? Do existing models go far enough? 13
PROTECTING IDENTITY EXISTING LEGAL MODELS14A right to privacyA redress modelA relative rightObscures mis-identity concernsData protection A control modelFair processing principlesInformed consent concerns
15LEGAL RIGHTS IN OUR (DIGITAL) IDENTITY?
Copyright?Database rights?A human right to identity?Confidential information?Contract?Personality rights?IS THIS ENOUGH TO PROTECT ME?
A right to be forgotten? A right to be made anonymous?
Property ownership?A UN Charter of digital identity?
16Techno-regulationRisk and context awareData stewardshipGreater accountabilityGreater transparencyMore empowered individualsCitizen-centric identity policies InternationalismLEGAL IDENTITY PRINCIPLES1617CONCLUSIONThe identity landscape is changing:More opportunities, more risks
Converging drivers for identity policies worldwide:How best to police identity misuse and ensure fair outcomes?
Many legal models have not kept pace:We need to take a holistic perspective on modern identity identity as doing, not just being
Code and market and norms and law:We need inclusive dialogues
The future of identity: Many challenges lie ahead
INCREASINGLY NETWORKED IDENTITIES IN AN INCREASINGLY NETWORKED WORLD
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Steve Saxby & Alison Knight Identity Crisis: Global Challenges to Identity Protection in a Networked Age www.superidentity.org/
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