Press — Arvind Narayanan

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Some of these are articles about my work, and some have quotes from me. The line is blurry, so I haven't attempted to distinguish them. Tags indicate specific projects/topics.

Sticky Data: Why Even 'Anonymized' Information Can Still Identify You
The Globe and Mail, Aug 06, 2014

Stealthy Web Tracking Tools Pose Increasing Privacy Risks to Users
PC World (via IDG News), Jul 22, 2014

Web Tracking Advances Beat Privacy Defenses
InformationWeek, Jul 22, 2014

The Hidden Threat in Your Browser: Share Buttons Reveal Personal Information Each Time You Visit Certain Popular Sites
Daily Mail, Jul 22, 2014

BBC News - Browser 'Fingerprints' Help Track Users
BBC News, Jul 22, 2014

Queen's Website Hosts Controversial Tracking Technique
SC Magazine UK, Jul 22, 2014

The New Technology Which Advertisers Use to Track Your Every Movement Online: Canvas Fingerprinting
The Telegraph, Jul 22, 2014

Princeton Researcher Receives $500k National Science Foundation Cryptocurrency Grant
Let's Talk Bitcoin blog, Jul 22, 2014

Online ‘fingerprinting’ Could Pose Privacy Risks
The Globe and Mail, Jul 22, 2014

White House Website Includes Unique Non-Cookie Tracker, Conflicts With Privacy Policy
EFF Deeplinks blog, Jul 22, 2014

Canvas Fingerprinting Macht Internetnutzung Nachverfolgbar
Spiegel online, Jul 22, 2014

Meet the Online Tracking Device That Is Virtually Impossible to Block
ProPublica, Jul 21, 2014

New Tracking Tool Is Like a Cookie That Can't Be Blocked - NBC
NBC News, Jul 21, 2014

Academics Get Personal Over Big Data
iTnews, Jul 11, 2014

Big Data Should Not Be a Faith-based Initiative
BoingBoing, Jul 09, 2014

'Do Not Track'? Oh What the Heck, Go Ahead
PC World (via IDG News), May 21, 2014

Browser Cookies: How They Could Be Undermining Your Privacy
CBC News, Apr 08, 2014

Connecting the Dots Between Cookies and Identities
Threatpost, Apr 07, 2014

How Advertising Cookies Let Observers Follow You Across the Web
The Verge, Apr 04, 2014

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Scientists Explore Safeguards for Genomic Data Privacy
Medical Xpress, Mar 01, 2014

When Big Data Marketing Becomes Stalking
Scientific American, Jan 28, 2014

Those Prying Eyes
Princeton Alumni Weekly, Jan 08, 2014

U. Researchers Develop Bitcoin Prediction Market
The Daily Princetonian, Jan 05, 2014

This Landmark Study Could Reveal How the Web Discriminates Against You
Forbes, Dec 02, 2013

Intrusos Invisibles: Cómo Proteger Su Privacidad en El Internet
Univision Chicago, Nov 05, 2013

Privacy, Please: New Technologies Could Hide Your Identity Online
NBC news, Jun 14, 2013

Data Protection in the EU: The Certainty of Uncertainty
The Guardian Technology blog, Jun 05, 2013

Has Big Data Made Anonymity Impossible?
MIT Tech Review, May 07, 2013

Mysterious Suitors: OkCupid's Latest Venture Might Be a Ruse
SF Weekly, Mar 20, 2013

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Can I Get Some Privacy?
Stanford Magazine, Mar 11, 2013

Arvind Narayanan Isn't Anonymous, and Neither Are You
WIRED, Jun 18, 2012

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The End of Anonymous Commenting
On the Media (NPR), Mar 02, 2012

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How Anonymous Are Your Online Posts?
InformationWeek, Feb 22, 2012

Who Do You Trust More With Your Data: Facebook or a Bank?
Businessweek, Jan 12, 2012

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The Privacy Challenge in Online Prize Contests
NYTimes Bits blog, May 21, 2011

Lightly Regulated Apps Have Little Obligation to Protect Location
San Jose Mercury News, May 04, 2011

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Heritage Health Prize: Is $3 Million Enough to Improve the U.S. Health Care System?
Slate, Apr 04, 2011

Do Not Track Me Online, Please
CBC News, Mar 22, 2011

Don’t Follow Me
The Stanford Daily, Jan 18, 2011

What if There Was a Do-Not-Track List for Online Browsing?
NYT Gadgetwise blog, Dec 02, 2010

Stanford Students Create 'Do Not Track' Software
Stanford Report, Dec 02, 2010

Techies, Not Lawmakers, Can Curb Online Tracking
CNN Opinion, Dec 02, 2010

Your Income, Home Ownership & Parenthood Status Now Available as an API
ReadWriteWeb, Nov 24, 2010

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The Information That Is Needed to Identify You: 33 Bits
WSJ Digits blog, Aug 04, 2010

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How Privacy Vanishes Online, a Bit at a Time
New York Times, Mar 17, 2010

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Netflix Cancels Contest Plans and Settles Suit
NYT bits blog, Mar 12, 2010

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FTC’s Privacy Worries Prompt Netflix to Cancel Contest
WSJ Digits blog, Mar 12, 2010

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Privads: Better BT Alternative?
Daily Online Examiner, Oct 28, 2009

"Anonymized" Data Really Isn't—and Here's Why Not
Ars Technica, Sep 08, 2009

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Scrubbed Geo-location Data Not So Anonymous After All
The Register, May 21, 2009

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Pulling Back the Curtain on "Anonymous" Twitterers
Ars Technica, Mar 31, 2009

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Social Sites Dent Privacy Efforts
BBC News, Mar 27, 2009

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Faceless Twitter Users Exposed by Other Social Networks
Information Week, Mar 27, 2009

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Researchers Can ID Anonymous Twitterers
IT World (via IDG news), Mar 26, 2009

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Privacy to the Test - Exploring the Limits of Online Anonymity and Accountability [2008 PET Award Press Release]
Microsoft EMEA Press Center, Jul 23, 2008

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Why 'Anonymous' Data Sometimes Isn't
WIRED Commentary, Dec 13, 2007

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Researchers Reverse Netflix Anonymization
SecurityFocus, Dec 04, 2007

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Rise of the Netflix Hackers
WIRED, Mar 15, 2007

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Has Netflix Given Away the Answers in Its Software Competition?
New Scientist, Nov 01, 2006