Emergent Privacy | Ran Wolff

Ran Wolff (Yahoo); Emergent Privacy; 2013-01-17 → 2014-07-30; 17 pages; ssrn:2193164


Defining privacy is a long sought goal for philosophers and legal scholars alike. Current definitions lack mathematical rigor. They are therefore impracticable for domains such as economics and computer science in which privacy needs to be quantified and computed.

This paper describes a game theoretic framework in which privacy requires no definition per se. Rather, it is an emergent property of specific games, the strategy by which players maximize their reward. In this context, key activities related to privacy, such as methods for its protection and ways in which it is traded, are given concrete meaning.

Based in game theory, emergent privacy demonstrates that the right to privacy can be derived, at least in part, on a utilitarian philosophical basis.


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Pretty much, RSA is your only reasonable, reliable & compatible option in OpenSSH


  • DSA is deprecated in OpenSSH 7.0
  • ECDSA is not supported by GNOME Keyring.
  • Ed25519 is not supported by GNOME Keyring.


Via SSH Keys, in Arch Linux Wiki



  • As of July 10, 2015, GNOME Keyring does not handle ECDSA[4] and Ed25519[5] keys. Users will have to turn to other SSH agents or stick to RSA keys.
  • These keys are used only to authenticate you; choosing stronger keys will not increase CPU load when transferring data over SSH.


Via How to save an SSH key passphrase in gnome-keyring? in Stack Exchange for Unix & Linux

cd $HOME/.ssh
/usr/lib/seahorse/seahorse-ssh-askpass my_key


In Arch Linux Wiki


The Rise of the Platform Enterprise: A Global Survey | Center for Global Enterprise

Peter C. Evans, Anabelle Gawer; The Rise of the Platform Enterprise: A Global Survey; The Emerging Platform Economy, Series No. 1; The Center for Global Enterprise (CGE); 2016-01; 30 pages; previously filled.

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<quote>Given the close proximity, cities around the San Francisco Bay Area include, Cupertino, Los Gatos, Menlo Park, Mountain View, Oakland, Palo Alto, Redwood City, San Jose, Santa Clara and Sunnyvale.</quote>


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