Issue No. 02 - Mar.-Apr. (2014 vol. 18)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MIC.2013.131
Lorenz Schwittmann , University of Duisburg-Essen
Matthaus Wander , University of Duisburg-Essen
Christopher Boelmann , University of Duisburg-Essen
Torben Weis , University of Duisburg-Essen
The housing of personal data on large online social networks arouses concerns from privacy advocates and leery users. Researchers have proposed decentralized architectures to create online social networks with technically imposed privacy preservation. This survey of several approaches discusses their privacy benefits, architecture, and suitability for mobile devices.
Social network services, Encryption, Privacy, Computer architecture, Access control, Internet, Online services, Social factors
L. Schwittmann, M. Wander, C. Boelmann and T. Weis, "Privacy Preservation in Decentralized Online Social Networks," in IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 18, no. 2, pp. 16-23, 2014.