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Pervasive, Dynamic Authentication of Physical Items

The use of silicon PUF circuits

by Meng-Day (Mandel) Yu, Srinivas Devadas | January 31, 2017

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More Encryption Means Less Privacy

Retaining electronic privacy requires more political engagement.

by Poul-Henning Kamp | March 17, 2016

CACM This article appears in print in Communications of the ACM, Volume 59 Issue 4

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Accountability in Algorithmic Decision-making

A view from computational journalism

by Nicholas Diakopoulos | January 25, 2016

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How to De-identify Your Data

Balancing statistical accuracy and subject privacy in large social-science data sets

by Olivia Angiuli, Joe Blitzstein, Jim Waldo | October 25, 2015

CACM This article appears in print in Communications of the ACM, Volume 58 Issue 12

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More Encryption Is Not the Solution

Cryptography as privacy works only if both ends work at it in good faith.

by Poul-Henning Kamp | July 30, 2013

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The Software Industry IS the Problem

The time has come for software liability laws.

by Poul-Henning Kamp | September 8, 2011

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A Threat Analysis of RFID Passports

Do RFID passports make us vulnerable to identity theft?

by Jim Waldo, Alan Ramos, Weina Scott, William Scott, Doug Lloyd, Katherine O'Leary | October 1, 2009

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Communications Surveillance:
Privacy and Security at Risk

As the sophistication of wiretapping technology grows, so too do the risks it poses to our privacy and security.

by Whitfield Diffie, Susan Landau | September 11, 2009

CACM This article appears in print in Communications of the ACM, Volume 52 Issue 11

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Four Billion Little Brothers?:
Privacy, mobile phones, and ubiquitous data collection

Participatory sensing technologies could improve our lives and our communities, but at what cost to our privacy?

by Katie Shilton | August 27, 2009

CACM This article appears in print in Communications of the ACM, Volume 52 Issue 11

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Understanding DRM

The explosive growth of the Internet and digital media has created both tremendous opportunities and new threats for content creators. Advances in digital technology offer new ways of marketing, disseminating, interacting with, and monetizing creative works, giving rise to expanding markets that did not exist just a few years ago. At the same time, however, the technologies have created major challenges for copyright holders seeking to control the distribution of their works and protect against piracy.

by David Sohn | January 17, 2008

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