Research articles on Privacy & Security

Two crates of beer and 40 pizzas: the adoption of innovative political behavioural targeting techniques


Tom Dobber, University of Amsterdam
Damian Trilling, University of Amsterdam
Natali Helberger, University of Amsterdam
Claes H. de Vreese, University of Amsterdam
PUBLISHED ON: 31 Dec 2017 DOI: 10.14763/2017.4.777

This study examines the conditions under which political behavioural targeting occurs in multi-party democracies, and explains differences between parties.

Accountability challenges confronting cyberspace governance


Jacqueline Eggenschwiler, University of Oxford
PUBLISHED ON: 20 Sep 2017 DOI: 10.14763/2017.3.712

Cyberspace governance struggles with three accountability challenges, the problem of many hands, the profusion of issue areas, as well as the hybridity and malleability of institutional arrangements. In order to address and mitigate these challenges, accountability relationships need to be consciously reframed and discursively constructed.

Towards responsive regulation of the Internet of Things: Australian perspectives


Megan Richardson, The University of Melbourne
Rachelle Bosua, The University of Melbourne
Karin Clark, The University of Melbourne
Jeb Webb, The University of Melbourne
Atif Ahmad, The University of Melbourne
Sean Maynard, The University of Melbourne
PUBLISHED ON: 14 Mar 2017 DOI: 10.14763/2017.1.455

This paper is part of ' Australian internet policy ’, a Special issue of Internet Policy Review. Acknowledgement: Thanks to the Melbourne Networked Society Institute at the University of Melbourne for funding our research project ‘The Internet of Things (IoT) and Consumer Privacy’, 2015-2016, and to our participants for generously sharing their

Internet policy and Australia’s Northern Territory Intervention


Ellie Rennie, Swinburne University of Technology
Jake Goldenfein, Swinburne University of Technology
Julian Thomas, RMIT University
PUBLISHED ON: 14 Mar 2017 DOI: 10.14763/2017.1.456

This paper is part of ' Australian internet policy ’, a Special issue of Internet Policy Review. Introduction In 2007, the Australian government took a dramatic new approach to the governance and management of remote Indigenous communities. The ‘Northern Territory Intervention’, as it became commonly known, was introduced as a means to combat

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