"My" software, like "my" hand or like "my car"?

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Description Floridi argues that '...in favour of the interpretation of the protection of privacy as protection of personal identity: “my” in “my data” is not the same “my” as in “my car”, it is the same “my” as in “my hand”, because personal information plays a constitutive role of who I am and can become.” But when my hand is part of a prosthetic arm running on proprietary software, how “my” is “my hand” in this case? Is “my” the same as in “my car” or as in “my data”?

Olga Gkotsopoulou is a FSFE trainee and holder of a Law Degree, a LL.M in International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law and a M.A. in History and Theory of Law. In the past, Olga worked for various organizations, including the Hellenic Data Protection Authority, the World Health Organization (WHO), the Institute of International Relations and the Greek Council for Refugees. She is also co-founder of the pro bono organisation, Union for Children's Rights.

Type Discussion
Kids session No
Keyword(s) social, political, software
Tags ethics, philosophy of information, data protection
Processing assembly Free Software Foundation Europe
Person organizing Eal
Language en - English
en - English
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Duration TBD
Location Hall C.4