Images of Research: Hope for humanity

Mum, Dad, what about MY privacy?

Category: Hope for humanity


A black and white image of a little girl with her face in her hands facing a tilted wall of words with a network of fine magenta lines joining them up.

The forthcoming arrival and subsequent milestones of a child’s life are naturally celebrated and shared by many parents. However, by the time they reach 18, their entire life history is already out there, digitally recorded on a variety of platforms easily accessed by all. Referred to as "Sharenting", our research is exploring the bigger picture of children's privacy rights and its ever-increasing potential to enable identity theft.

Entrant: Karen Renaud , Computer and Information Sciences

Copyright: Karen Renaud

Funding: Scottish innovation Centre for Sensing

Collaborators: Chelsea Jarvie


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