Why we must remember where informed consent comes from

In an excellent IAPP podcast interview by Angelique Carson, Woody Hartzog makes the compelling point that informed consent was originally developed for rare, high-risk and potentially life-threatening situations like surgery and medical research. The process of informed consent is not designed for, nor can it offer fair choices for, the “micro-permissions” that occur in our daily interaction with technology. There is a fundamental difference between health care (digital or analog) and our interactions with social media and the internet of things.

Full article: Why we must remember where informed consent comes from

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