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Ethical issues in monitoring and based tracking systems

Khalifa, Othman Omran and Chebil, Jalel and Hassan Abdalla Hashim, Aisha and Hameed, Shihab A. (2011) Ethical issues in monitoring and based tracking systems. IIUM Engineering Journal, Spcial (Scienc). ISSN 1511-788X

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Abstract

Monitoring and based tracking systems use a variety of technologies to record and monitor the activities of humans. This can increase the risks to the privacy and security of individuals. The amount of information gathered about individuals is growing through the proliferation of surveillance cameras, sensors; microchips and Radio Frequency Identification RFID tags embedded in devices and products. Advances in electronic technologies allow companies and government agencies to store and process large amounts of information about individuals. The Internet provides the ultimate copier device, making this information easily available to millions. This paper highlights the ethical issues emerging with the new technologies in the monitoring and base tracking system. New regulations should be proposed to protect the individual privacy.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 4119/6589
Uncontrolled Keywords: Privacy Implications, Tracking Systems, Ethical Issue, RFID.
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Depositing User: Prof. Dr Othman O. Khalifa
Date Deposited: 31 Oct 2011 15:53
Last Modified: 13 Jun 2017 15:20
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/6589

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