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Is there a duty to participate in digital epidemiology?

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This paper poses the question of whether people have a duty to participate in digital epidemiology. While an implied duty to participate has been argued for in relation to biomedical research in general, digital epidemiology involves processing of non-medical, granular and proprietary data types that pose different risks to participants. We first describe traditional justifications for epidemiology that imply a duty to participate for the general public, which take account of the immediacy an...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s40504-018-0074-1

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Oxford Internet Institute
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-4709-6404
Publisher:
SpringerOpen
Journal:
Life Sciences, Society and Policy More from this journal
Volume:
14
Issue:
1
Article number:
9
Publication date:
2018-05-09
Acceptance date:
2018-04-12
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ISSN:
2195-7819
Pubs id:
pubs:835381
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uuid:aec0e876-6d22-4b6a-8036-7bf354ef02a2
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pubs:835381
Source identifiers:
835381
Deposit date:
2018-04-12

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