Interagency data exchange protocols as computational data protection law

Buchanan, W., Fan, L., Lawson, A., SCHAFER, B., Thuemmler, C., Uthmani, O. (2010, ). Interagency data exchange protocols as computational data protection law. Paper presented at Legal Knowledge and Information Systems, .

ISBN: 978-1-60750-681-2


The paper describes a collaborative project between computer scientists, lawyers, police officers, medical professionals and social workers to develop a communication infrastructure that allows information sharing while observing Data Protection law “by design”, through a formal representation of legal rules in a firewall type system.
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William Buchanan
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Alistair Lawson
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Omair Uthmani
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Lu Fan
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Christoph Thuemmler
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Electronic information now plays a vital role in almost every aspect of our daily lives. So the need for a secure and trustworthy online infrastructure is more important than ever. without it, not only the growth of the internet but our personal interactions and the economy itself could be at risk.