Issue No. 06 - November-December (2003 vol. 1)
Lorrie Faith Cranor , AT&T Labs-Research
<p>This article provides an introduction to the World Wide Web Consortium's Platform for Privacy Preferences (P3P) specification. P3P provides a standard way for Web sites to convey their privacy policies in a computer-readable format. The article describes the motivations behind P3P and how it works. In addition, it includes an overview of P3P-related software, discusses P3P adoption, and describes future P3P standardization efforts. Finally, the article discusses critics' views of P3P and discusses the standards' potential impacts.</p>
L. F. Cranor, "P3P: Making Privacy Policies More Useful," in IEEE Security & Privacy, vol. 1, no. , pp. 50-55, 2003.