Electronic Identity in Europe: Legal challenges and future perspectives
AbstractThis deliverable presents the work developed by the IPTS eID Team in 2012 on the large-encompassing topic of electronic identity. It is structured in four different parts: 1) eID: Relevance, Legal State-of-the-Art and Future Perspectives; 2) Digital Natives and the Analysis of the Emerging Behavioural Trends Regarding Privacy, Identity and Their Legal Implications; 3) The "prospective" use of social networking services for government eID in Europe; and 4) Facial Recognition, Privacy and Identity in Online Social Networks. In the following, the main findings and arguments related to each of these parts are summarized.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Institute for Prospective and Technological Studies, Joint Research Centre in its series JRC-IPTS Working Papers with number JRC78200.
Length: 85 pages
Date of creation: Dec 2013
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electronic identity; data protection; privacy; European regulation; interoperability; social networks; anonymity; digital natives; impact assessment; security; profiling.;
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This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2014-01-10 (All new papers)
- NEP-ICT-2014-01-10 (Information & Communication Technologies)
- NEP-LAW-2014-01-10 (Law & Economics)
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