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Robust de-anonymization of large sparse datasets: a decade later
Arvind Narayanan, Vitaly Shmatikov.
Manuscript, 2019.
Keeping the Smart Home Private with Smart(er) IoT Traffic Shaping
Noah Apthorpe, Danny Yuxing Huang, Dillon Reisman, Arvind Narayanan, Nick Feamster.
Proceedings on Privacy Enhancing Technologies (PoPETs) 2019.
Identification of anonymous DNA using genealogical triangulation
Paul Ellenbogen, Arvind Narayanan.
Manuscript, 2019.
Privacy, ethics, and data access: A case study of the Fragile Families Challenge
Ian Lundberg, Arvind Narayanan, Karen Levy, Matthew J. Salganik.
Socius 2019 (to appear).
Blog post.
When the cookie meets the blockchain: Privacy risks of web payments via cryptocurrencies
Steven Goldfeder, Harry Kalodner, Dillon Reisman, Arvind Narayanan.
Proceedings on Privacy Enhancing Technologies (PoPETs) 2018.
Blog post.
Semantics derived automatically from language corpora contain human-like biases
Aylin Caliskan, Joanna J. Bryson, Arvind Narayanan.
Science, 2017.
Open access author copy.
Ten simple rules for responsible big data research
Matthew Zook, Solon Barocas, danah boyd, Kate Crawford, Emily Keller, Seeta Peña Gangadharan, Alyssa Goodman, Rachelle Hollander, Barbara A. Koenig, Jacob Metcalf, Arvind Narayanan, Alondra Nelson, Frank Pasquale.
PLoS Computational Biology 2017.
De-anonymizing Web Browsing Data with Social Networks
Jessica Su, Ansh Shukla, Sharad Goel, Arvind Narayanan.
World Wide Web Conference 2017.
When coding style survives compilation: De-anonymizing programmers from executable binaries
Aylin Caliskan, Fabian Yamaguchi, Edwin Dauber, Richard Harang, Konrad Rieck, Rachel Greenstadt, Arvind Narayanan.
Network and Distributed System Security Symposium 2018.
Blog post.
No Encore for Encore? Ethical Questions for Web-Based Censorship Measurement
Arvind Narayanan, Bendert Zevenbergen.
Technology Science, 2015.
A Precautionary Approach to Big Data Privacy
Arvind Narayanan, Joanna Huey, Edward Felten.
Computers, Privacy & Data Protection 2015.
FPF Privacy Papers for Policy Makers Award.
Talk video / Blog post.
De-anonymizing Programmers via Code Stylometry
Aylin Caliskan-Islam, Richard Harang, Andrew Liu, Arvind Narayanan, Clare Voss, Fabian Yamaguchi, Rachel Greenstadt.
USENIX security symposium, 2015.
Blog post.
Redefining Genomic Privacy: Trust and Empowerment
Yaniv Erlich, James B Williams, David Glazer, Kenneth Yocum, Nita Farahany, Maynard Olson, Arvind Narayanan, Lincoln D Stein, Jan A Witkowski, Robert C Kain
PLoS Biology, 2014.
No silver bullet: De-identification still doesn’t work
Arvind Narayanan, Edward W. Felten.
Manuscript, 2014.
Why software engineering courses should include ethics coverage
Arvind Narayanan, Shannon Vallor.
Communications of the ACM, 2014.
Routes for breaching and protecting genetic privacy
Yaniv Erlich, Arvind Narayanan.
Nature Reviews Genetics, 2014.
PDF: Sci-Hub | Author manuscript.
33 Bits of Entropy: Myths and Fallacies of “Personally Identifiable Information”
Arvind Narayanan.
Volume 1 of Tiny Transactions on Computer Science, 2012. ("The premier venue for computer science research of 140 characters or less.")
On the Feasibility of Internet-Scale Author Identification
Arvind Narayanan, Hristo Paskov, Neil Gong, John Bethencourt, Emil Stefanov, Richard Shin, Dawn Song.
IEEE Security and Privacy (Oakland) 2012.
Blog post
An Adversarial Analysis of the Reidentifiability of the Heritage Health Prize Dataset.
Arvind Narayanan.
Manuscript, 2011.
“You Might Also Like:” Privacy Risks of Collaborative Filtering
Joseph A. Calandrino, Ann Kilzer, Arvind Narayanan, Edward W. Felten, Vitaly Shmatikov.
IEEE Security and Privacy (Oakland) 2011.
Blog post.
Link Prediction by De-anonymization: How We Won the Kaggle Social Network Challenge
Arvind Narayanan, Elaine Shi, Benjamin I. P. Rubinstein.
International Joint Conference on Neural Networks 2011.
Blog post.
Myths and Fallacies of “Personally Identifiable Information”
Arvind Narayanan, Vitaly Shmatikov.
Communications of the ACM, 2010.
Blog post.
De-anonymizing Social Networks
Arvind Narayanan, Vitaly Shmatikov.
IEEE Security and Privacy 2009.
Blog post.
Robust De-anonymization of Large Sparse Datasets
Arvind Narayanan, Vitaly Shmatikov.
IEEE Security and Privacy (Oakland) 2008.
2008 Privacy Enhancing Technologies award.
2019 IEEE Security & Privacy Test of Time Award.


AI bias Why Netflix Features Black Actors in Promos to Black Users
Wired, Oct 24, 2018
Privacy Google Plus Will Be Shut Down After User Information Was Exposed
New York Times, Oct 08, 2018
Anonymity Even Anonymous Coders Leave Fingerprints
Wired, Aug 10, 2018
AI bias Finding a Fair Way to Tame the Bigoted Bots
Financial Times, Jul 25, 2018
Anonymity 'Data Is a Fingerprint': Why You Aren't as Anonymous as You Think Online
The Guardian, Jul 13, 2018
Privacy Apple, Google and Silicon Valley Love to Say They're Ethical. But What Do They Really Mean?
ABC (Australia), Jun 24, 2018
AI bias Bias Detectives: The Researchers Striving to Make Algorithms Fair
Nature News, Jun 20, 2018
AI bias Making Smart Machines Fair
Princeton Alumni Weekly, Jun 06, 2018
Data ethics, Privacy Clues to Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s From How You Use Your Computer
Wall Street Journal, May 29, 2018
Privacy Who Has More of Your Personal Data Than Facebook? Try Google
Wall Street Journal, Apr 22, 2018
Privacy Exercise App Shows Why Anonymous Data Can Still Be Dangerous
CBC Radio, Feb 02, 2018
AI bias In 2017, Society Started Taking AI Bias Seriously
Engadget, Dec 21, 2017
AI bias Battling AI Biases
Communications of the ACM, Nov 28, 2017
Bitcoin, Anonymity, Web privacy Bitcoin Transactions Aren’t as Anonymous as Everyone Hoped
MIT Technology Review, Aug 23, 2017
Anonymity A Proposed Anti-Doxxing Law in the U.K. Could Make Personal Data Less Secure
Slate, Aug 15, 2017
Privacy How an Online Wedding Registry in My Name Appeared Out of Thin Air
MarketWatch, Jul 29, 2017
AI bias What Would Make a Computer Biased? Learning a Language Spoken by Humans
Los Angeles Times, Apr 14, 2017
AI bias Even Artificial Intelligence Can Acquire Biases Against Race and Gender
Science Magazine, Apr 13, 2017
AI bias AI Programs Exhibit Racial and Gender Biases, Research Reveals
The Guardian, Apr 13, 2017
AI bias AI Learns Gender and Racial Biases From Language
IEEE Spectrum, Apr 13, 2017
AI bias Computers, Artificial Intelligence Show Bias and Prejudice, Too
NBC News, Apr 13, 2017
AI bias Artificial Intelligence Copies Human Stereotypes in Language, Study Reveals
Wired UK, Apr 13, 2017
Anonymity, Web privacy Legalized Sale of Browser Histories Should Worry Journalists
Columbia Journalism Review, Apr 12, 2017
Anonymity, Web privacy Your Private Browsing History Alone Can Give Away Your Identity
The Atlantic, Feb 07, 2017
Anonymity, Web privacy Your 'Anonymized' Web Browsing History May Not Be Anonymous
ACM TechNews, Jan 19, 2017
AI bias How to Fix Silicon Valley’s Sexist Algorithms
MIT Technology Review, Nov 23, 2016
Anonymity, Web privacy You Are Less Anonymous on the Web Than You Think--Much Less
ACM TechNews, Oct 31, 2016
AI bias Bath Researcher Shows Machines Can Be Prejudiced Too
ACM TechNews, Oct 24, 2016
AI bias Artificial Intelligence Will Be as Biased and Prejudiced as Its Human Creators
Pacific Standard, Sep 01, 2016
Privacy Apple’s New Privacy Technology May Pressure Competitors to Better Protect Our Data
MIT Tech Review, Aug 03, 2016
Privacy Apple Wants to Know Users Better Without Knowing Them
NPR Marketplace, Jun 21, 2016
Privacy Apple’s Tries to Peek at User Habits Without Violating Privacy
Wall Street Journal, Jun 16, 2016
Privacy Your Call and Text Records Are Far More Revealing Than You Think
Science Magazine, May 16, 2016
Anonymity CSI: Cyber-Attack Scene Investigation — a Malware Whodunit
Scientific American, Jan 28, 2016
Anonymity Sticky Data: Why Even 'Anonymized' Information Can Still Identify You
The Globe and Mail, Aug 06, 2014
Anonymity Academics Get Personal Over Big Data
iTnews, Jul 11, 2014
Anonymity Big Data Should Not Be a Faith-based Initiative
BoingBoing, Jul 09, 2014
Anonymity Scientists Explore Safeguards for Genomic Data Privacy
Medical Xpress, Mar 01, 2014
Anonymity When Big Data Marketing Becomes Stalking
Scientific American, Jan 28, 2014
Anonymity Privacy, Please: New Technologies Could Hide Your Identity Online
NBC news, Jun 14, 2013
Anonymity Data Protection in the EU: The Certainty of Uncertainty
The Guardian Technology blog, Jun 05, 2013
Anonymity Has Big Data Made Anonymity Impossible?
MIT Tech Review, May 07, 2013
DoNotTrack, Privacy Can I Get Some Privacy?
Stanford Magazine, Mar 11, 2013
Anonymity The End of Anonymous Commenting
On the Media (NPR), Mar 02, 2012
Anonymity How Anonymous Are Your Online Posts?
InformationWeek, Feb 22, 2012
Privacy Who Do You Trust More With Your Data: Facebook or a Bank?
Businessweek, Jan 12, 2012
Heritage, Anonymity The Privacy Challenge in Online Prize Contests
NYTimes Bits blog, May 21, 2011
Privacy Lightly Regulated Apps Have Little Obligation to Protect Location
San Jose Mercury News, May 04, 2011
Heritage, Anonymity Heritage Health Prize: Is $3 Million Enough to Improve the U.S. Health Care System?
Slate, Apr 04, 2011
Privacy Your Income, Home Ownership & Parenthood Status Now Available as an API
ReadWriteWeb, Nov 24, 2010
Anonymity The Information That Is Needed to Identify You: 33 Bits
WSJ Digits blog, Aug 04, 2010
Anonymity History of Social Network Use Makes You Easier to Identify Online
New Scientist, May 19, 2010
Anonymity How Privacy Vanishes Online, a Bit at a Time
New York Times, Mar 17, 2010
Anonymity Netflix Cancels Contest Plans and Settles Suit
NYT bits blog, Mar 12, 2010
Anonymity FTC’s Privacy Worries Prompt Netflix to Cancel Contest
WSJ Digits blog, Mar 12, 2010
Anonymity "Anonymized" Data Really Isn't—and Here's Why Not
Ars Technica, Sep 08, 2009
Anonymity Scrubbed Geo-location Data Not So Anonymous After All
The Register, May 21, 2009
Anonymity Pulling Back the Curtain on "Anonymous" Twitterers
Ars Technica, Mar 31, 2009
Anonymity Social Sites Dent Privacy Efforts
BBC News, Mar 27, 2009
Anonymity Faceless Twitter Users Exposed by Other Social Networks
Information Week, Mar 27, 2009
Anonymity Researchers Can ID Anonymous Twitterers
IT World (via IDG news), Mar 26, 2009
Anonymity Privacy to the Test - Exploring the Limits of Online Anonymity and Accountability [2008 PET Award Press Release]
Microsoft EMEA Press Center, Jul 23, 2008
Anonymity Why 'Anonymous' Data Sometimes Isn't
WIRED Commentary, Dec 13, 2007
Anonymity Researchers Reverse Netflix Anonymization
SecurityFocus, Dec 04, 2007
Anonymity Rise of the Netflix Hackers
WIRED, Mar 15, 2007
Anonymity Has Netflix Given Away the Answers in Its Software Competition?
New Scientist, Nov 01, 2006