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About the Program

IEEE-SA’s Digital Inclusion Through Trust & Agency (Program) seeks to build and a collaborate with a global community of technologists, policy makers, advocacy groups, and industry experts to address two critical factors impacting the digital citizen:

  1. Identify and work towards affordable and meaningful accessible solutions for the “unconnected” around the world
  2. Develop solutions for a trust framework that enables personal agency providing ALL digital citizens the ability to protect their digital persona, the right to be forgotten, protect the most vulnerable, restore dignity to the digital transaction amongst individuals and entities enables personal agency

IEEE-SA DITA Workstreams

W1. Educational Whitepaper: End-User Privacy by Design

The workstream team will develop a white paper to provide balanced information on public policy issues as it relates to privacy by design for the personal digital data technology space...

W1. Educational Whitepaper: End-User Privacy by Design

Workstream Leads: Brent Briggs, Director of Infrastructure and Information Security, at Cota Healthcare & Josh Chin, Founder, NetForce

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W2&3. Internet Affordability and Accessibility

The mission of these two workstreams are to: i) conduct impact assessment studies of connectivity in the lives of the people who are connected, ii) set up community networks as a sustainable...

W2&3. Internet Affordability and Accessibility

Workstream Leader: Sarbani Banerjee, IIT-Bombay

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W3. Dignity and Agency in Identity

This workstream would seek to provide guidance and principles in defining agency and responsible use of artificial intelligence in houses of disabled people for automated decision making...

W3. Dignity and Agency in Identity

Workstream Leader: Aurelie Jacquet, Sydney

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W4. Governance in Digital Identity

This workstream will seek to develop guidelines and principles as it relates to the governance and security of digital identity of users.

W4. Governance in Digital Identity

Workstream Leader: Marcus Wigan, University of Melbourne

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W5. Dignity and VR/Social Gaming

The workstream team will seek to establish the viability of a universal framework for a technical standard that would provide a platform-level of safety for “users” (gamers) and the right (and ability) to protect themselves and other gamers from harassment and abuse in the environment.

W5. Dignity and VR/Social Gaming

Workstream Leader:  Nicholas Napp, CEO, XMark Labs

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