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.

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

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

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

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

webmeasurement
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

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

Those Prying Eyes
Princeton Alumni Weekly, Jan 08, 2014

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

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

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

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

netflix
Facebook Forensics? What the Feds Can Learn From Your Digital Crumbs
NBC news, Jun 08, 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

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

privacy DoNotTrack
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

privacy
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

privacy anonymity
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