Monday, April 04, 2005

PORTIA @ NYU website launched

The PORTIA @ NYU website has launched:
PORTIA at NYU focuses on social, political, and ethical aspects of the collection, storage, analysis, and distribution of sensitive information about people.

Project Team: Dr. Helen Nissenbaum (director), Timothy Weber, Michael Zimmer, Rachel Aridor, and Maja Petric.

PORTIA is a large National Science Foundation ITR grant to study technical, social, and institutional issues surrounding sensitive information in a wired world. PORTIA is aimed at collaborating the insights of academics, policy advocates, industry representatives, and information user communities.
The site includes abstracts, presentations, and other documents related to our various projects, including "Privacy as Contextual Integrity," "Information and the U.S. Census," "Privacy and the Design of Vehicle Safety Communication Technologies," and "Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Tags."

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