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Personal Information Privacy: The World Has Changed

Personal Information Privacy: The World Has Changed
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Author(s): Sue Conger (University of Dallas, USA)
Copyright: 2007
Pages: 2
Source title: Managing Worldwide Operations and Communications with Information Technology
Source Editor(s): Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A. (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-929-8.ch305
ISBN13: 9781599049298
EISBN13: 9781466665378


Individuals can no longer manage their own personal information privacy. Rather, organizational entities with which individuals interact, must recognize their vulnerabilities and actively manage their data-sharing relationships. This research argues for a more complete model of consumers’ personal information privacy that includes not only data gathering, but also data sharing and data leakage. The model demonstrates proactive management needs in protecting consumers’ personal information privacy and the need for corporate data sharing vigilance.

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