375 Paper 1


Find one privacy enhancing technology designed to protect a user’s data privacy.

Answer the following concerning the technology:

  1. Does the description of the product use any moral language to describe the purpose of the product? If so, what sort?
  2. What does the purpose/description of the product reveal about the designers’ view of the value of privacy? That is, what is so important about data privacy that it requires a privacy enhancing technology?
  3. Does the technology protect its user against actions that are merely illegal, or also immoral but legal?
  4. What specific privacy violations is the technology designed to prevent or mitigate? How does it accomplish this?
  5. How does this technology assist its user in preserving contextual integrity as Nissenbaum describes it?

Word Max: 1300 words.