Op-ed in the Hartford Courant: We need a federal privacy law. Here's why.
Farewell Kate (Wesleyan BA/MA), Logan (Squarespace), Eliza (Alarm.com), and Daniel (Wesleyan BA/MA)! At Exley Science Center from left to right: Jocelyn, Inesh, Bella, Sophie, Nishant, Oliver, Kate, Sebastian, Eliza, Candace, Wesley, Harry, Daniel, Joe, Logan
We are weighting in: What happens when ChatGPT enters the medical field? CT experts explain
TikTok goes to Washington! Sebastian discusses online privacy at Where We Live of WNPR Connecticut Public Radio.
We hosted this year's Shasha Seminar at Wesleyan and discussed A Roadmap for Internet Privacy! The Wesleyan Connection covered it.
Over the next few months Sebastian will help the Office of the Connecticut Attorney General to enforce the Connecticut Data Privacy Act.
Candace Walker joins the privacy-tech-lab.
Nishant Aggarwal joins the privacy-tech-lab.
Wesley Tan joins the privacy-tech-lab.
Harry Yu joins the privacy-tech-lab.
Our paper Usability and Enforceability of Global Privacy Control will appear at PETS 2023!
At Boston University's Privacy Enhancing Technologies for the Public Interest workshop. Presenting how we work in the privacy-tech-lab.
Play it again! Sebastian participates in an NSF panel reviewing funding proposals at the Computer Science and Engineering (CISE) directorate.
Google talk! The whole Privacy Pioneer team --- Daniel, Logan, Justin, Judeley, and Sebastian --- is presenting at Google.
Our new OptMeowt promo video! OptMeowt is developed by Oliver, Jocelyn, Sophie, Kate, Kuba, and Sebastian. (Video created and narrated by Sophie.)
New GPC implementation guide: How to Implement Global Privacy Control (GPC) for Publishers.
Together with Justin Brookman and Alex Cash, Sebastian participates in a OneTrust webinar on Global Privacy Control: CCPA Enforcement of GPC Opt-Out Signals.
Kate Hausladen joins the privacy-tech-lab.
Sebastian provides comments on the proposed regulations under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2020 to the California Privacy Protection Agency.
New NSF award! We will collaborate with Erika Franklin-Fowler, Michael M. Franz, and Travis N. Ridout of the Wesleyan Media Lab to investigate ad election transparency.
Bella presents the latest on opting out from web tracking at Wesleyan's Summer Research Poster Session.
Judeley Jean-Charles joins the privacy-tech-lab.
Sebastian provides pre-rulemaking considerations for the Colorado Privacy Act to the Office of the Colorado Attorney General.
Joe Champeau joins the privacy-tech-lab.
Jocelyn Wang joins the privacy-tech-lab.
In Arlington, Virginia at the NSF's 2022 Security and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC) Principal Investigators' Meeting.
Farewell Chunyue, Kuba, and Owen! All the best at Microsoft, Princeton, and Amazon! At Exley Science Center from left to right: Chunyue, Kuba, Owen, Sebastian, Eliza, Bella, Daniel; not pictured: Logan, Oliver, Justin, Sophie
Together with Aram Zucker-Scharff of the Washington Post and other collaborators we present GPC at the stakeholder meeting of the California Privacy Protection Agency.
"For me, I am liking the new add-on OptMeowt."
Steve Gibson features OptMeowt on Security Now!
Thinking and debating. Sebastian participates in an NSF panel reviewing funding proposals at the Computer Science and Engineering (CISE) directorate.
Kuba and Owen deliver their honors theses: "Don't Sell Our Data" and "Privacy Pioneer." Nice work!
I'm Feeling Lucky! We are grateful for receiving funding from Google for our work on Privacy Pioneer! Right on!
Sebastian weighs in on Emerging State Privacy Laws: Are They Working for Consumers and Businesses?
Justin Casler joins the privacy-tech-lab.
Sophie Eng joins the privacy-tech-lab.
New DRP blog post: "The Data Rights Protocol: Threading Privacy Rights into the Internet".
As many people ask, Sebastian explains the similiarities and differences of the Data Rights Protocol (DRP) and Global Privacy Control (GPC).
Sebastian presented GPC at the Connecticut Senate Data Privacy Working Group Meeting (via Zoom from Germany :) ).
Sebastian provides comments on the proposed rulemaking under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2020 (Proceeding No. 01-21) to the California Privacy Protection Agency.
Sebastian participated in the Data Rights Protocol roundtable of Consumer Reports and hosted by the MIT Media Lab.
We farewell Stanley. Thank you for all your contributions to GPC. Excellent work!
Oliver Wang joins the privacy-tech-lab.
New blog post: Opting Out May Not Prevent Websites From Collecting Your Data. (Image credit Social Ninja.)
We are thrilled to receive funding from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to develop a generalizable active privacy choice mechanism. In other words, let's make it easier for Internet users to express their privacy choices. More to come ... .
(Time magazine cover in the public domain.)
Sebastian participates in an NSF panel reviewing funding proposals for the Computer Science and Engineering (CISE) directorate. Quite fun and lots of good ideas! (Image credit Internet Reputation Management.)
Raf and David are graduating! Thank you for your hard work all these years and making PrivacyFlash Pro the success it became! It was a pleasure. All the best for your future! We also farewell Daniel K. Thank you for all your contributions to GPC. Excellent work!
Chunyue Ma joins the privacy-tech-lab.
Stanley Markman joins the privacy-tech-lab.
Kiryl Beliauski joins the privacy-tech-lab for the remainder of the semester.
A busy Friday with a talk at Sepideh Ghanavati's privacy group at the University of Maine and Wesleyan'sShasha Seminar: Truth (and Lies) in Our Time moderating Mitali Thakor's great talk on deep fakes.
Logan Brown joins the privacy-tech-lab.
Daniel Goldelman joins the privacy-tech-lab.
Bella Tassone joins the privacy-tech-lab.
Eliza Kuller joins the privacy-tech-lab.
Together with collaborators Robin Berjon and Pete Snyder, Sebastian discussed Global Privacy Control at Rise of Privacy Tech.
We received NSF funding! For our work on Global Privacy Control.
PrivacyFlash Pro goes to NDSS 2021! February 21-24, 2021. Check out the paper!
Owen Kaplan joins the privacy-tech-lab.
Sebastian gives Zoom talks on Global Privacy Control at UC Davis and Northeastern University.
We launched Global Privacy Control (GPC). Yeah! Gilad Edelman provided most excellent coverage over at Wired. Others did, too!
October is Cybersecurity month! Sebastian is participating in an online discussion at SUNY Canton.
Check out our short WPES paper on Do Not Sell featuring our OptMeowt browser extension. Our talk is here.
Abdallah Salia joins the privacy-tech-lab for the Fall semester.
Daniel Knopf joins the privacy-tech-lab.
iOS YouTuber extraordinaire Brian Advent features PrivacyFlash Pro! Check it out! (Brian's take and Q&A's are also available.)
New blog post on the privacy of contact tracing apps: The Privacy of COVID-19 Apps -- Reopening Alphaville.
Privacy Beat did a short story on our current CCPA work.
We had a great discussion with the good folks at iOSoho - New York City's largest iOS Engineer Meetup.
Kuba Alicki joins the privacy-tech-lab.
Phil Kaelbling joins the privacy-tech-lab for the Spring semester.
New blog post: The CCPA is here! Now what?
Fresh! PrivacyFlash Pro. Developed by David, Rafael, Sarah, and Sebastian. (Video narrated by Rafael.)
Sebastian discusses the California Consumer Privacy Act at Samba TV's Data Protection in the 2020's in San Francisco.
Sarah Jin joins the privacy-tech-lab for the Fall semester.
Sebastian presents our MAPS paper at PETS in Stockholm.
New blog post: How Mobile App Permissions (Don't) Protect Privacy.
David Baraka joins the privacy-tech-lab.
New blog post: Social Debt: Why Software Developers Should Think Beyond Tech.
Rafael Goldstein joins the privacy-tech-lab.
Wesleyan, here we go!
Sebastian joins Wesleyan. (Picture courtesy Wesleyan University.)