A report from a workshop co-organised by the Internet Society (Christine Runnegar) and the Electronic Frontier Foundation (Katitza Rodriguez) at the UN Internet Governance Forum (IGF) on 14 September 2010 at Vilnius, Lithuania.
Extensive work is being undertaken across the Internet technical community in privacy, data protection, identity management, provenance and other related fields. Much of this work is focused on improving technological privacy protections and developing tools that will allow Internet users to have greater control as to how they share personal data via the Internet. It is important that this work and the perspectives of the Internet technical community are taken into account in policy discussions regarding appropriate privacy frameworks for the future digital environment.
The Internet Society opened the workshop with a presentation of a collection of brief insights into the future of privacy provided by members of the Internet technical community:
- Internet Society
- Jon Peterson, Hannes Tschofenig and Bernard Aboba, Internet Architecture Board (IAB)
- Rigo Wenning and Thomas Roessler, World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
- Kantara Initiative Privacy & Public Policy Work Group (P3WG)
- Gershon Janssen, Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS)
- Dr. Jose Manuel Gomez-Perez, R&D Director, Intelligent Software Components (iSOCO) S.A.
- James Clarke, Program Manager / Project coordinator of INCO-TRUST, Waterford Institute of Technology, Future Internet Assembly 'caretaker'
- Antonio F. Gomez Skarmeta, University of Murcia Spain UMU (RTSI ISG INS Partner) Identity and Access Management for Networks and Services (ETSI INS)
- ETSI Industry Specification Group (ISG)
- Antonio F. Gomez Skarmeta, Researcher, University of Murcia Spain UMU Sam Coppens, Researcher and Ph.D. candidate in computer science and engineering at Multimedia Lab of Ghent
- John Morris, Cynthia Wong, Alissa Cooper, Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT).