Convergent Media and Privacy by Tim Dwyer

By Tim Dwyer

Loads of own facts is being accrued and saved as we use our media units for company and enjoyment in cellular and on-line areas. This booklet is helping us reflect on what a post-Facebook or post-Google international could appear like, and the way the tensions inside capitalist details societies among organizations, executive and electorate may well play out.

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Html#axzz3OGmiDevI. 29. Ibid. 30. Ibid. 31. Bischoff, P. (2014) ‘Two weeks after Xiaomi launches a blood pressure monitor, Baidu unveils one of its own’, TechinAsia. 7 October. com/weeks-xiaomi-launches-smart-bloodpressure-monitor-baidu-unveils/. 32. Kuchler, H. (2014) ‘Hackers make the Internet of Things a fridge too far for security’, Financial Times. 17 January. com/intl/cms/s/0/c5aab87a-7f98-11e3-b6a7- 00144feabdc0. html#axzz3OGmiDevI. 33. Mishkin, S. and Bradshaw, T. (2014) ‘US regulator warns technology groups on privacy’, Financial Times, 6 January.

Our understandings of privacy in online mobile media spaces are being stretched in new ways that complement socio-technical, cultural and economic change. For policymakers, the long-term strategies needed to address morphing conceptions of privacy and rights will need to include building a catalogue of specific contextual uses, where harm to personal privacy is likely to only increase. Recent responses seen in the US FTC’s and Canada’s OPC reports, and the actions taken by regulators around the world signpost the first steps along this path.

P. 21. 52. A concept developed by Bolter and Grusin in their landmark work on ‘remediation’, has been very influential in media studies. See Bolter, J. D. and Grusin, R. (1999) Remediation: Understanding New Media. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press. 53. Ibid. Dwyer (2010) Media Convergence, p. 147. 54. Op. Cit. The ARC-funded project ‘Moving Media: Mobile Internet and New Policy Modes’ (Goggin, Dwyer, Martin, Hutchinson). 55. Gartner, ‘Gartner Identifies Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2013’.

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