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The Network Society Today: (Revisiting) Manuel Castells’ Information Age Trilogy InterdisciplinarityInternetOpen dataResearchSocial Networks

The Network Society Today: (Revisiting) Manuel Castells’ Information Age Trilogy

Publication of The Network Society Today special issue By Mireia Fernández-Ardèvol, researcher from Communication Networks & Social Change (CNSC) IN3 research group. Her main area of study is Mobile Communication since combined with sociological and[…]

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Conversations on Open Source Sustainability

By Javer Luis Cánovas Nowadays, Open Source Systems (OSS) has become a vital part of our society and its digital transformation. It lives in almost every device we use, ranging from mobile devices or personal[…]

The cost of not protecting privacy InterdisciplinarityOpen data

The cost of not protecting privacy

The apparent cost of protecting data privacy as many people thinks is the loss of the utility of the data. Thus, it is frequently seen as an additional burden for data owners or processors. But what is the cost of not protecting it? 

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Open data: Are we there yet?

We are flooded with open data and bombarded with constant news of new open data initiatives by all kinds of local, regional and national organizations. As an example, see the open data portal of the[…]