Re: [ietf-privacy] Is there an official working definition for Privacy Online?

Daniel Kahn Gillmor <dkg@fifthhorseman.net> Fri, 17 April 2015 15:21 UTC

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On Fri 2015-04-17 11:11:54 -0400, Josh Howlett wrote:
> My simplistic rule of thumb is that confidentiality relates to the
> opaqueness of information communicated /between/ subjects, whereas
> privacy relates to the disclosure of information by one subject
> /about/ another.

Privacy also relates to the disclosure of information by one subject
about itself.

      --dkg