Do You Get What You Pay For? Comparing The Privacy Behaviors of Free vs. Paid Apps

Title: Do You Get What You Pay For? Comparing The Privacy Behaviors of Free vs. Paid Apps Authors: Catherine Han, UC Berkeley Irwin Reyes, International Computer Science Institute Amit Elazari Bar On, UC Berkeley Joel Reardon, University of Calgary Álvaro Feal, IMDEA Networks Institute, and Universidad Carlos III de Madrid Kenneth A. Bamberger, UC Berkeley…

Myths and Truths about the GDPR!

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) with its implementation date, 25 May 2018, was the source of concerns among Latvians. The worries were partially due to prejudice concerning the minimum activities permitted. Most of the people thoughts every kind of data processing would be prohibited under the new data protection rules. Here is a series…

ONLINE PRIVACY POLICIES DECALOGUE

The presence of organisations on the internet is constantly increasing and micro-enterprises are not an exception. There are many micro-enterprises providing their services online; from traditional businesses undertaking a digital transformation, to tech start-ups born in the digital age. However, due to the lack of resources, many micro-companies struggle with the General Data Protection Regulation…

Top reasons to join the SMOOTH Community: GDPR support, network with innovators, exclusive Q&As and more!

Communities are the way forward for organisations to build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders.They are also the place to get support and inspiration from peers, and to access exclusive content and Q&As with experts. This is what we believe, and to make this happen we count on an expert in online communities. Therefore, the  SMOOTH…

An Analysis of Pre-installed Android Software

Title: An Analysis of Pre-installed Android Software Authors: Julien Gamba, IMDEA Networks Institute and Universidad Carlos III de Madrid Mohammed Rashed, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid Abbas Razaghpana, Stony Brook University Juan Tapiador, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid Narseo Vallina-Rodriguez, IMDEA Networks Institute and ICSI Published in: IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy Abstract: The…

A Large-Scale Analysis of Facebook’s User-Base and User Engagement Growth

Title: A Large-Scale Analysis of Facebook’s User-Base and User Engagement Growth Authors: Yonas Mitike Kassa, IMDEA Networks Institute,  Spain ; Rubén Cuevas, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain  and UC3M-Santander Big Data Institute and, Spain  Ángel Cuevas, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain Publisher: IEEE Abstract: Understanding the evolution of the user base as well…