Pebbles: Fine-Grained Data Management Abstractions for Modern Operating Systems

Support for fine-grained data management has all but disappeared from modern operating systems such as Android and iOS. Instead, the people must rely on each individual application to manage their data properly - e.g., to delete their emails, documents, and photos in full upon request; to not collect more data than required for its function; and to back up their data to reliable backends. Yet, research papers and media articles constantly remind them of the poor data management practices applied by the authors' applications.

Provided by: Columbia University Topic: Software Date Added: Sep 2014 Format: PDF

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