The Future of Identity in the Information Society

Digitising personal information is changing our ways of identifying persons and managing relations, e.g. over the Internet. What used to be a "natural" identity, e.g. the personal appearance of an individual at a counter, is now as virtual as a user account at a web portal, an email addres...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Rannenberg, Kai. (Editor), Royer, Denis. (Editor), Deuker, André. (Editor)
Format: SpringerLink eBooks
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2009.
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Table of Contents:
  • Putting the Machines in Control
  • Identity of Identity
  • Virtually Living in Virtual Realities
  • Virtual Persons and Identities
  • Use and Abuse of Biometric Data and Social Networks
  • High-Tech ID and Emerging Technologies
  • Powering the Profile: Plugging Into the Mobile Grid
  • Mobility and Identity
  • Human Enhancement, Robots, and the Fight for Human Rights
  • Approaching Interoperability for Identity Management Systems
  • More Control for the Machines
  • Profiling and AmI
  • The Role of Forensics in Identity
  • Identity-Related Crime and Forensics
  • Dating
  • Privacy and Identity
  • Open Challenges — Towards the (Not So Distant) Future of Identity.