Researching, writing, and advising on technology and society.
I am a researcher at the Department of Computer Science, University of Oxford, working on the SOCIAM project.
My research interests include philosophical, technical and legal aspects of personal data, privacy, and the web.
Shadbolt, N., Van Kleek, M., & Binns, R. (2016). The Rise of Social Machines: The development of a human/digital ecosystem. In IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine, 5(2), 106-111.
Zhao, J., Binns, R., Van Kleek, M., & Shadbolt, N. (2016). Privacy Languages: Are we there yet to enable user controls?. In Proceedings of the 25th International Conference Companion on World Wide Web (pp. 799-806). ACM.
Binns, R. (2015). Caveat Venditor : Should We Sell Our Own Data? Workshop on the Economics of Surveillance, ACM Conference on Web Science, 2015, Oxford
Binns, R., Millard, D., & Harris, L. (2015). The Who, What and Why: An Analysis of Personal Data Transparency Notices in the UK. In Journal of Open Access to Law, 3(1).
Binns, R., & Matthews, D. (2014). Community structure for efficient information flow in 'ToS; DR', a social machine for parsing legalese. In Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on World Wide Web (pp. 881-884). ACM.
Binns, R., Millard, D., & Harris, L. (2014). Data Havens, or Privacy Sans Frontières? A Study of International Personal Data Transfers. In Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Web Science (pp. 14–15). ACM.
Binns, R. (2014). Personal Data Empowerment and the Ideal Observer. In Digital Enlightenment Yearbook 2014 : Social Networks and Social Machines, Surveillance and Empowerment.
Binns, R. (forthcoming) “Self-Authored Interest Profiles for Personalised Recommendations", accepted for publication in the International Journal of Internet Marketing and Advertising
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