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Information Revolution: “Choice Of Control” To “Choice And Control”, Subhajit Basu, Christina Munns Mar 2012

Information Revolution: “Choice Of Control” To “Choice And Control”, Subhajit Basu, Christina Munns

Subhajit Basu

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In this article, we critically analyse whether the ‘privacy framework’ for health records is ‘fit-for-purpose’ for the NHS’s ‘information revolution’ and argue that the NHS’s ‘proxy-individual’ information-guardian role could inadvertently mask individuals’ intended roles, effectively circumventing autonomy-based laws by limiting the power of individuals to be autonomous. We suggest that moving ‘choice of control’ to individuals will render ‘privacy’ redundant whilst validating ‘confidentiality’ via consent from empowered individuals. This power shift would expose the overdue need for options to increase levels of individual ‘control/privacy,’ moving from the NHS ...


Llm Cyberlaw: Information Technology, Law And Society, Subhajit Basu Oct 2010

Llm Cyberlaw: Information Technology, Law And Society, Subhajit Basu

Subhajit Basu

LLM in Cyberlaw: information technology, law and society enables you to develop knowledge and skills in relation to the legal rules regulating cyberlaw activity in the UK and Europe, and at a global level.


Digital Divide Older People And Online Legal Advice, Subhajit Basu, Joe Duffy, Helen Davey Jun 2009

Digital Divide Older People And Online Legal Advice, Subhajit Basu, Joe Duffy, Helen Davey

Subhajit Basu

Many older people are not aware where and when advice is available. Furthermore they may be unaware that advice is needed


Digital Ethics In Bridging Digital Divide, Subhajit Basu Apr 2009

Digital Ethics In Bridging Digital Divide, Subhajit Basu

Subhajit Basu

Our information society is creating parallel systems: one for those with income, education and literacy connections, giving plentiful information at low cost and high speed: the other are those without connections, blocked by high barriers of time, cost and uncertainty and dependent upon outdated information. Hence it can be expressed the DD is nothing but a reflection of social divide. The question is what is the best strategy to construct an information society that is ethically sound? Most people have the views that ICT and underlying ideologies are neutral. This Technology has become so much naturalized that it can no ...


Electronic Government And Digital Inclusion: Examples From India, Subhajit Basu Jun 2007

Electronic Government And Digital Inclusion: Examples From India, Subhajit Basu

Subhajit Basu

This presentation has two parts: In the first part I look into Development, effect of technology on development, obviously technology provides opportunity to have choices but Can Technology (here ICT) influence development? Digital inclusion is a concept about the disparities in terms of citizens’ participation in the Information Society. This participation may be conceptualised in the first instance as ICT access, levels of use and use patterns. On one hand we have technology which promises of New Dawn for the developing countries, on the other hand only access to technology will not provide development for poor millions of a developing ...