You are where you have been.

Clarke, R A and Wigan, Marcus (2008) You are where you have been. In: Australia and the new technologies: Evidence based policy on public administration. [Proceedings of the] Third RSNA Workshop on the Social Implications of National Security: Evidence based policy on public administration, 23-24 July 2008. Australian Homeland Security Research Centre, Australia, NSW, Unversity of Wollongong:, pp. 100-113. ISBN 9781741281507

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Location is a critical aspect of both privacy and surveillance. A detailed record of locations allows all sorts of other information to be linked together, adding to information about the subject and his or her associates in the same way that a unique identifier allows dataveillance to be expanded so swiftly and extensively. This time by allowing the linking of both the activities and records of many different people together. Location technologies have far outstripped both publicawareness and legal and policy attention. Addressing this gap will require careful use of precise language to ensure that unexpected side effects do not occur when this is
finally faced up to, and the present paper explores both this essential language and some of the applications and linkages that need addressing. A wider public and policy understanding of the implications of the expanding capacities to track, record and monitor location is an urgent need, as it is very difficult to reverse capacities once integrated into a wide range of commercial, enforcement and intelligence
systems - as is already happening.

Item Type: Book Section
ISBN: 9781741281507
Additional Information: Clarke, R.A. and Wigan, M.R (2008). You are where you have been . IN - K and M Michael, eds. Australia and the new technologies: Evidence based policy on public administration : The Third Workshop on the Social Implications of National Security: Evidence based policy on public administration 23-24 July 2008 Canberra. Unversity of Wollongong, NSW, Australia. ISBN: 978-1-74128-150-7. Chapter 13, pp100-113.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Terrorism; Threat; Contestability; Evidence based policy; Social informatics; Community; Accountability; Risks; Intellectual Property; ACTA; DCMA; Criminalisation;
University Divisions/Research Centres: Edinburgh Napier University, Transport Research Institute
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 300 Social sciences > 300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology > 306 Culture & institutions
600 Technology > 620 Engineering > 621 Electronic & mechanical engineering
000 Computer science, information & general works > 000 Computer science, knowledge & systems > 005 Computer programming, programs & data > 005.8 Data security
Library of Congress Subjects: H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > ZA Information resources > ZA4450 Databases
Item ID: 2514
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Date Deposited: 30 Mar 2009 10:58
Last Modified: 11 Dec 2015 10:51

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