DIGITAL PRIVACY HAS BEEN A HOT TOPIC SINCE THE INTERNET BECAME A popular medium in the mid-1990s. Never before has so much information about average citizens been so easily accessible to so many. That’s true whether we live our lives the way Digital Natives do or not. There are many regional differences in how online privacy is treated in cultures around the world. Data privacy continues to be a key battleground in policy circles, in Brussels and in Washington in particular. But there’s no clear consensus on what to do about it.
The lifestyles of young people around the world increase the difficulty, and importance, of addressing concerns about privacy in a digital age. Young people who are living their lives mediated by digital technologies ...