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Experiences of ICT use in shared, public access settings in Philippine slums

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This article examines how privacy is understood, lived, and negotiated by youth users of information and communication technology (ICT) in slum communities in the Philippines. In the context of shared and public access arrangements prevalent in many low-income communities in the Global South, the article discusses the intersections of space, technology, and the sharing economy underlying socio-technical practice that shape the privacy notions. It argues for rethinking the ICT for development and privacy policy discourse to integrate experiences from shared access settings.

Keywords: East Asia; Technology – ICT, Media

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: April 3, 2018

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