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Addressing societal concerns on legal and privacy issues

One of the subjects that prevents from the successful market deployment of the results of R&D projects on trustworthy ICT is the failure to generate acceptance and demand from people and society.

FIRE has carried out a field research of main social barriers to ICT applications adoption. The wider goals in connection to the FIRE project are:

  • To provide a better understanding of barriers to ICT applications
  • To inform the industry and the researchers about the possible reasons why some technologies may fail to enter the market.
  • To enable this knowledge to be taken into account in developing and assessing various future R&D activities.

Barriers to ict adoption

Seven main types of barriers were detected:

societal concerns

Report: Addressing societal concerns on legal and privacy issues in ICT-related projects

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This analyses produced a report titled Addressing societal concerns on legal and privacy issues in ICT-related projects

 

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Strategies for ICT related business to address societal concerns on legal/privacy Issues

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The map of the social barriers to ICT adoption in the domain of security- and privacy-related solutions presented in the Report on Addressing societal concerns on legal and privacy issues in ICT-related projects was validated in three international workshops. The conclusions of the workshops together with the main issues included in the report were summarized on the Report Strategies for ICT related business to address societal concerns on legal/privacy Issues.

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