The “Datafication” of Children’s Lives

By Ingrida Milkaite & Eva Lievens

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Consequences

They become “data subjects” that disclose information or “personal data” about themselves, both consciously and unconsciously

The doll was discovered to be hackable, enabling strangers to talk to children through the doll

Playing by the Rules?

Ways Forward

Data processing is often so opaque that it is not realistic to expect parents, let alone children, to understand

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