PrivacyJudge: Effective Privacy Controls for Online Published Information

With the rise of online social networks, sharing of personal information online has become the rule for many people rather than the exception. However, users have only limited abilities to effectively control privacy of their posted information. Even gaining an overview of posted information is already a difficult task. The authors propose a privacy control system for personal information online. Privacy-Judge allows fine-grained access control to posted information and provides a comprehensive overview of previously posted data. Thereby, Privacy-Judge does not require cooperation of service providers, instead operation remains transparent to them. Thus effectively providing privacy protection against other users and service providers alike.

Provided by: University of Ulm Topic: Security Date Added: Oct 2011 Format: PDF

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