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The Secret Sharers: Are Your Favorite Apps Watching You?

"Many of the most popular apps in the Google Play store contain trackers: you download the app, and the trackers sweep up a variety of data... Such tactics create a 'power asymmetry' for marketers, say Michael Kwet and Sean O'Brien, authors of the study..."
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What is Privacy Lab?

Yale Privacy Lab is an initiative of the Information Society Project at Yale Law School.  We explore the connection between privacy, security, and anonymity through hands-on software and hardware implementation, such as cybersecurity workshops.

Why does Yale need a Privacy Lab?

The Yale community is increasingly concerned about digital privacy and security, an arena that requires interdisciplinary collaboration. Yale Privacy Lab is a nexus for training and discussions about these contemporary issues, as well as a resource for cryptographic and anonymity tools. Read More...