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Definitions Edit

Control system Edit

A controller is

[a] device or program that operates automatically to regulate a controlled variable.[1]
[a] user that interacts across a network to affect a physical entity.[2]

EU law Edit

Under the EU Directive on the Protection of Personal Data, a controller (also called a data controller) is

the natural or legal person, public authority, agency or any other body which alone or jointly with others determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data; where the purposes and means of processing are determined by national or Community laws or regulations, the controller or the specific criteria for his nomination may be designated by national or Community law.[3]

Videogames Edit

See Videogame controller.

References Edit

  1. NIST Special Publication 800-82, at B-2.
  2. Framework for Cyber-Physical Systems, at 8.
  3. EU Directive on the Protection of Personal Data, Art. 2(d).

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