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Gone in 15 Seconds: The Limits of Privacy Transparency and Control
July-Aug. 2013 (vol. 11 no. 4)
pp. 72-74
Alessandro Acquisti, Carnegie Mellon University
Idris Adjerid, Carnegie Mellon University
Laura Brandimarte, Carnegie Mellon University
Even simpler or more usable privacy controls and notices might not improve users' decision-making regarding sharing of personal information. Control might paradoxically increase riskier disclosure by soothing privacy concerns. Transparency might be easily muted, and its effect arbitrarily controlled, through simple framing or misdirections.
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Citation:
Alessandro Acquisti, Idris Adjerid, Laura Brandimarte, "Gone in 15 Seconds: The Limits of Privacy Transparency and Control," IEEE Security & Privacy, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 72-74, July-Aug. 2013, doi:10.1109/MSP.2013.86
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