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Privacy Leaks in Smart Phones - Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century

 David Choffnes
Description: It is well known that apps running on mobile devices extensively track and leak users’ personally identifiable information (PII); however, these users have little visibility into PII leaked through the network traffic generated by their devices, and have poor control over how, when and where that traffic is sent and handled by third parties.
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Domain: Business
Category: IP/Law
Contributing Organization: FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION
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Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century Hearings,

Project Number P181201

David Choffnes, Northeastern University
August 14, 2018
This comment refers to topic #5, “The Commission’s remedial authority to deter unfair and deceptive
conduct in privacy and data security matters.” My research group at Northeastern University has
studied the impact of mobile apps and w ... See more

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