Mw. Esther Keymolen

Mw. Esther Keymolen

Biography

Esther Keymolen is Assistant Professor in Ethics, Law, and Policy of new Data Technologies at the Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (Tilburg University). Esther has a background in philosophy of technology and postphenomenology. She also holds a Bachelor’s degree in pop music. Her research focuses on the role of trust and privacy in networked and smart environments. In her book Trust on The Line, she develops a conceptual trust model, which she applies to analyse different topical cases, such as: Airbnb, smartphones used as hotel keys, and personalized online advertisement. Esther’s work has appeared in several newspapers, documentaries, and on Dutch television.

Publications

  • Trust in the networked era: When phones become hotel keys Keymolen, E., 2018, In : Techné: Research in Philosophy and Technology. 22, 1, p. 51-75 25 p.
  • Regulating security on the internet: Control versus trust Keymolen, E. & van den Berg, B., 2017, In : International Review of Law, Computers & Technology. 31, 2, p. 188-205 18 p.
  • Keymolen, E. (2016). Trust on the line. A philosophical exploration of trust in the networked era. Amsterdam, Wolf Legal Publisher.
  • Keymolen, E. and D. Broeders (2013). "Innocence Lost: Care and control in dutch digital youth care." British Journal of Social Work 43(1): 41-63.
  • Keymolen, E. L. O., Prins, J.E.J, Raab, C. (2012). Trust and ICT: New Challenges for Public Administration The Coming of Age of ICT in Public Administration v. d. Donk, W., Thaens, M. Amsterdam, IOS Press: 21-35