Privacy in the Age of Augmented Reality


September 27, 2011


Alessandro Acquisti, an economist by training and a self-described behavioral economist, explains that across history, time, and culture, people have felt the need for publicity, as well as the need for privacy. These are not contradictions, but these concepts are at times in conflict. Current technology has opened the way to potential issues and problems, such as where an individual can share non-sensitive information that could eventually lead to the sharing of sensitive data.