Kronikk   2013

Fritsch, Lothar

Publikasjonsdetaljer

Tidsskrift:

Future Internet, vol. 5, p. 34–45, mandag 14. januar 2013

Utgiver:

MDPI

Utgave:

1

Internasjonale standardnumre:

Trykt: 1999-5903
Elektronisk: 1999-5903

Lenker:

PROSJEKT: PETweb II
OMTALE: http://www.mdpi.com/1999-5903/5/1/34
FULLTEKST: http://www.mdpi.com/1999-5903/5/1/34/pdf
DOI: doi.org/10.3390/fi5010034

This article speculates on the future of privacy and electronic identities on the Internet. Based on a short review of security models and the development of privacy-enhancing technology, privacy and electronic identities will be discussed as parts of a larger context—an ecosystem of personal information and electronic identities. The article argues for an ecosystem view of personal information and electronic identities, as both personal information and identity information are basic required input for many applications. Therefore, for both application owners and users, a functioning ecosystem of personal information and electronic identification is important. For the future of the Internet, high-quality information and controlled circulation of such information is therefore argued as decisive for the value of future Internet applications.