Public and private roles in managing data (Part 2: Data sharing)

Public and private roles in managing data (Part 2: Data sharing) Phuah Eng Chye (9 May 2020) “This digital Europe should reflect the best of Europe – open, fair, diverse, democratic, and confident. The EU can become a leading role model for a society empowered by data to make better decisions – in business and … “Public and private roles in managing data (Part 2: Data sharing)”

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Features of transparency

Features of transparency Phuah Eng Chye (14 March 2020) The destination to an information society can only be reached by following the path of transparency. In this regard, economic advancement has always been accompanied by rising levels of transparency. But as societies became more transparent, the harms from transparency becomes more evident. In recent years, … “Features of transparency”

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The journey from privacy to transparency (and back again)

The journey from privacy to transparency (and back again) Phuah Eng Chye (29 February 2020) Society’s progress is marked by milestones in its ability to use information to organise activities. In this context, improvements in knowledge and technological capabilities has expanded the generation and use of information to monetise activities and exchange of products and … “The journey from privacy to transparency (and back again)”

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The costs of privacy regulation

The costs of privacy regulation Phuah Eng Chye (15 February 2020) Within the context of the information society, privacy regulation is a concept more suited to a low-information environment. When the supply and uses of information is limited, privacy regulation is cost-effective because the amount of data is small and it is centrally stored. There … “The costs of privacy regulation”

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Big data and the future for privacy

Big data and the future for privacy Phuah Eng Chye (18 January 2020) Privacy advocates acknowledge the emergence of big data has diminished the ability to regulate privacy. Neil M. Richards and Jonathan King note “many technologists and futurists predict a digital future in which privacy has no place. Others argue that the benefits of … “Big data and the future for privacy”

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The economics and regulation of privacy

The economics and regulation of privacy Phuah Eng Chye (4 January 2020) Privacy is a branch of information economics. Alessandro Acquisti, Curtis Taylor and Liad Wagman notes “the value and regulation of information assets have been among the most interesting areas of economic research since Hayek’s 1945 treatise on the use of knowledge in society…Seminal … “The economics and regulation of privacy”

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