How the Mobile Paradigm May Affect the Nature and Limits of Privacy

1471 WordsJan 28, 20186 Pages
Introduction With the rapid growth of mobile computing, mobile device become a necessary tool in our daily life. Without mobile device our life quality, efficiency will totally decrease. Users just need to connect to network and gather information they want in a few second. Although mobile devices bring us convenient, mobile devices contain large amount of personal data, including emails, photos, contact data, financial, and medical information, privacy issue [1] occur due to users unknowingly expose their privacy through mobile application, camera, network etc. and their use poses a serious threat to both personal and corporate security. It greatly extending the reach of technology and raising concerns that prevailing traditions of privacy may be challenged. In order to examine how the mobile paradigm may affect the nature and limits of privacy, those natures can be carried out though three views: Accessibility Privacy, Decisional Privacy, and Informational Privacy. Accessibility Privacy This aspect of privacy overlaps with informational privacy in cases where acquisition or attempted acquisition of information involves gaining access to an individual [2]. However, it also extends to cases where physical access is at stake. Camera Nowadays, cameras embedded in mobile devices have become so widespread in whole world. As the evolution of camera phone technology, the picture quality has increased while the total size of photo has decreased. Those mobile devices can be used

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