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Read our current issue: Volume 19, Issue 2 - Winter 2015

Why More User Control Does Not Mean More User Privacy: An Empirical (and Counter-Intuitive) Assessment of European E- Privacy Laws
By Eoin Carolan & M. Rosario Castillo-Mayen
The willingness of European institutions to legislate for the protection of privacy online has often been favourably contrasted by privacy advocates with the more passive approach applied under US federal law. There has been relatively little research, however, on the actual impact of these legislative interventions on user behaviour online. This article addresses this gap in the literature by ...
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