Press — Arvind Narayanan

« Back

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.

At W3C Event, Industry Seeks to Weave Blockchains Into New Web
Coindesk, Jul 05, 2016
Apple Wants to Know Users Better Without Knowing Them
NPR Marketplace, Jun 21, 2016
Apple’s Tries to Peek at User Habits Without Violating Privacy
Wall Street Journal, Jun 16, 2016
Customized or Creepy? Websites and Your Data, a Guide
Fast Company, Jun 16, 2016
Study of 1 Million Sites Shows Just How Closely We're Watched
New Scientist, Jun 01, 2016
Audio Fingerprinting Being Used to Track Web Users, Study Finds
Techcrunch, May 20, 2016
Largest Study of Online Tracking Proves Google Really Is Watching Us All
MIT Technology Review, May 18, 2016
privacy metadata
Your Call and Text Records Are Far More Revealing Than You Think
Science Magazine, May 16, 2016
Forensics Anonymity
CSI: Cyber-Attack Scene Investigation — a Malware Whodunit
Scientific American, Jan 28, 2016
The Future of Cryptocurrencies: Bitcoin and Beyond
Nature News, Sep 30, 2015
Constructive Debate Shines as Scaling Bitcoin Unites Developers
Coindesk, Sep 13, 2015
Princeton University and Coursera Launch Free Online Course on Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies
Bitcoin Magazine, Aug 27, 2015
How Much Do Online Advertisers Really Know About You? We Asked an Expert
Digital Trends, Jun 27, 2015
Heated Debate Over Software Change Shows Bitcoin’s Governance Challenge
WSJ 'MoneyBeat' blog, May 20, 2015
Leaderless Bitcoin Struggles to Make Its Most Crucial Decision
MIT Technology Review, May 19, 2015
Threshold Signatures: The New Standard for Wallet Security?
Bitcoin Magazine, Mar 09, 2015
Data Security Is Becoming the Sparkle in Bitcoin
New York Times, Mar 01, 2015
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
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
Can Bitcoin Help Predict the Future?
Coindesk, May 14, 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
Genetic Anonymity
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
Princeton Researchers Developing Bitcoin-Based Prediction Market
Coindesk, Jan 06, 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
DoNotTrack Privacy
Can I Get Some Privacy?
Stanford Magazine, Mar 11, 2013
Arvind Narayanan Isn't Anonymous, and Neither Are You
WIRED, Jun 18, 2012
Stylometry Anonymity
The End of Anonymous Commenting
On the Media (NPR), Mar 02, 2012
Stylometry Anonymity
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
Heritage Netflix Anonymity
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
Heritage Anonymity
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
Your Income, Home Ownership & Parenthood Status Now Available as an API
ReadWriteWeb, Nov 24, 2010
adnostic DoNotTrack
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
Scrubbed Geo-location Data Not So Anonymous After All
The Register, May 21, 2009
SocialNetworks Anonymity
Pulling Back the Curtain on "Anonymous" Twitterers
Ars Technica, Mar 31, 2009
SocialNetworks Anonymity
Social Sites Dent Privacy Efforts
BBC News, Mar 27, 2009
SocialNetworks Anonymity
Faceless Twitter Users Exposed by Other Social Networks
Information Week, Mar 27, 2009
SocialNetworks Anonymity
Researchers Can ID Anonymous Twitterers
IT World (via IDG news), Mar 26, 2009
Netflix 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
Netflix Anonymity
Why 'Anonymous' Data Sometimes Isn't
WIRED Commentary, Dec 13, 2007
Netflix Anonymity
Researchers Reverse Netflix Anonymization
SecurityFocus, Dec 04, 2007
Netflix Anonymity
Rise of the Netflix Hackers
WIRED, Mar 15, 2007
Netflix Anonymity
Has Netflix Given Away the Answers in Its Software Competition?
New Scientist, Nov 01, 2006