Next Generation Society Technological and Legal Issues: Third International Conference, e-Democracy 2009, Athens, Greece, September 23-25, 2009, Revis by Alexander B. SideridisNext Generation Society Technological and Legal Issues: Third International Conference, e-Democracy 2009, Athens, Greece, September 23-25, 2009, Revis by Alexander B. Sideridis

Next Generation Society Technological and Legal Issues: Third International Conference, e-Democracy…

byAlexander B. SideridisEditorCharalampos Z. Patrikakis

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Recent developments in information and communication technology (ICT) have paved the way for a world of advanced communication, intelligent information processing and ubiquitous access to information and services. The ability to work, communicate, interact, conduct business, and enjoy digital entertainment virtually anywhere is r- idly becoming commonplace due to a multitude of small devices, ranging from mobile phones and PDAs to RFID tags and wearable computers. The increasing number of connected devices and the proliferation of networks provide no indication of a sl- down in this tendency. On the negative side, misuse of this same technology entails serious risks in various aspects, such as privacy violations, advanced electronic crime, cyber terrorism, and even enlargement of the digital divide. In extreme cases it may even threaten basic principles and human rights. The aforementioned issues raise an important question: Is our society ready to adopt the technological advances in ubiq- tous networking, next-generation Internet, and pervasive computing? To what extent will it manage to evolve promptly and efficiently to a next-generation society, ado- ing the forthcoming ICT challenges? The Third International ICST Conference on e-Democracy held in Athens, Greece during September 23-25, 2009 focused on the above issues. Through a compreh- sive list of thematic areas under the title "Next-Generation Society: Technological and Legal issues," the 2009 conference provided comprehensive reports and stimulated discussions on the technological, ethical, legal, and political challenges ahead of us.
Title:Next Generation Society Technological and Legal Issues: Third International Conference, e-Democracy…Format:PaperbackDimensions:454 pagesPublished:January 26, 2010Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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Session 1: Politics - Legislation - Regulatory Framework I.- A Study on the Lack of Enforcement of Data Protection Acts.- The Impact of the Web and Political Balance to e-Democracy.- Using Structured e-Forum to Support the Legislation Formation Process.- Session 2: Enhancing Quality of Life through e-Services.- From the Digital Divide to Digital Inequality: A Secondary Research in the European Union.- Inkjet-Printed Paper-Based RFID and Nanotechnology-Based Ultrasensitive Sensors: The "Green" Ultimate Solution for an Ever Improving Life Quality and Safety?.- Examining Adoption of e-Procurement in Public Sector Using the Perceived Characteristics of Innovating: Indonesian Perspective.- Session 3: Politics - Legislation - Regulatory Framework II.- Studying the Interaction of the Epistemology in e-Government, Organization Studies and Information Systems.- Session 4: Supporting Democracy through e-Services.- e-Campaigning: The Present and Future.- e-Democracy: The Political Culture of Tomorrow's Citizens.- Parademo: e-Democracy Based on a Delegated Expert Selection Process in a Small-World Network.- Telep@b Project: Towards a Model for eParticipation and a Case Study in Participatory Budgeting.- Stakeholder e-Participation in Local Planning: The Camargue Park Case.- Session 5: Identity Management, Privacy and Trust.- Core Structure Elements Architectures to Facilitate Construction and Secure Interconnection of Mobile Services Frameworks and Advanced IAM Systems.- Economics of Personal Data Management: Fair Personal Information Trades.- Evaluating Common Privacy Vulnerabilities in Internet Service Providers.- Intellectual Property Rights Protection in Peer to Peer Networks.- Session 6: Security, Attacks and Crime.- Information Assurance and Forensic Readiness.- An Ontology-Driven antiSPIT Architecture.- Can Formalism Alone Provide an Answer to the Quest of a Viable Definition of Trust in the WWW Society?.- Biological Aspects of Computer Virology.- Information Systems Security Management: A Review and a Classification of the ISO Standards.- Web Server Security on Open Source Environments.- Session 7: e-Government and Local e-Government.- e-Government Readiness, Strategy and Two Different User Groups - in Austria.- On e-Government Project Development in Balmeda.- A Prototype System for Electronic Data Interchange among Registrar's Offices of Different States.- e-Government for Development Information Exchange (DIE): Zambia.- Session 8: Education and Training.- Semantic e-Learning: Next Generation of e-Learning?.- Supporting Rural Citizens' Access to Knowledge: One More Aspect of e-Democracy.- Evaluating a Greek National Action on Parents' Training on ICT and Internet Safety.- Evaluating a Greek National Action on Students' Training on ICT and Programming Competences.- Session 9: Collaboration, Social Networking, Blogs.- OPSIS: An Open, Preventive and Scalable Migration Information System.- Online Communities: The Case of Immigrants in Greece.- From Online to Ubiquitous Cities: The Technical Transformation of Virtual Communities.- A New Paradigm for Secure Social Lending.- Techno Generation: Social Networking amongst Youth in South Africa.- Combining Immersive Virtual Worlds and Virtual Learning Environments into an Integrated System for Hosting and Supporting Virtual Conferences.- Session 10: Pervasive, Ubiquitous, and Intelligent Computing.- Social Network Analysis and Its Applications in Wireless Sensor and Vehicular Networks.- SWEB: An Advanced Mobile Residence Certificate Service.- p-Democracy a Pervasive Majority Rule.- Group Monitoring in Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks.