Web Privacy — Arvind Narayanan

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Papers

Conference
Characterizing the Use of Browser-Based Blocking Extensions To Prevent Online Tracking
Arunesh Mathur, Jessica Vitak, Arvind Narayanan, Marshini Chetty.
Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS) 2018.
Journal
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.
Journal
I never signed up for this! Privacy implications of email tracking
Steven Englehardt, Jeffrey Han, Arvind Narayanan.
Proceedings on Privacy Enhancing Technologies (PoPETs) 2018.
Blog post.
Draft
The future of ad blocking: An analytical framework and new techniques
Grant Storey, Dillon Reisman, Jonathan Mayer, Arvind Narayanan.
Manuscript, 2017.
Blog post.
Workshop
Battery Status Not Included: Assessing Privacy in Web Standards
Lukasz Olejnik, Steven Englehardt, Arvind Narayanan.
International Workshop on Privacy Engineering 2017.
Best paper award.
Book chapter
The Princeton Web Transparency and Accountability Project
Arvind Narayanan, Dillon Reisman.
To appear in "Transparent data mining for Big and Small Data". Editors: Tania Cerquitelli, Daniele Quercia, Frank Pasquale. Springer. 2017.
Conference
De-anonymizing Web Browsing Data with Social Networks
Jessica Su, Ansh Shukla, Sharad Goel, Arvind Narayanan.
World Wide Web Conference 2017.
Conference
Online tracking: A 1-million-site measurement and analysis
Steven Englehardt, Arvind Narayanan.
ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security, 2016.
FPF Privacy Papers for Policy Makers Award.
Conference
Cookies that give you away: Evaluating the surveillance implications of web tracking
Steven Englehardt, Dillon Reisman, Christian Eubank, Peter Zimmerman, Jonathan Mayer, Arvind Narayanan, Edward Felten.
WWW 2015.
Blog post.
Conference
The Web never forgets: Persistent tracking mechanisms in the wild
Gunes Acar, Christian Eubank, Steven Englehardt, Marc Juarez, Arvind Narayanan, Claudia Diaz.
ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security, 2014.
Related blog post: The hidden perils of cookie syncing.
Workshop
Privacy concerns of implicit secondary factors for web authentication
Joseph Bonneau, Edward W. Felten, Prateek Mittal, Arvind Narayanan
Adventures in Authentication: WAY Workshop, 2014.
Draft
Web Privacy Measurement: Scientific principles, engineering platform, and new results
Steven Englehardt, Christian Eubank, Peter Zimmerman, Dillon Reisman, Arvind Narayanan.
Manuscript, 2014.
Workshop
Shining the Floodlights on Mobile Web Tracking — A Privacy Survey
Christian Eubank, Marcela Melara, Diego Perez-Botero, Arvind Narayanan.
Web 2.0 Security & Privacy (W2SP) 2013.
Policy
Privacy considerations of online behavioural tracking
Claude Castelluccia and Arvind Narayanan.
European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) expert report, 2012.
Policy
Do Not Track: A Universal Third-Party Web Tracking Opt Out
Jonathan Mayer, Arvind Narayanan, Sid Stamm.
IETF Internet-Draft, 2011.
Policy
Do Not Track FTC Comment
Jonathan Mayer, Arvind Narayanan.
2011.
Conference
Adnostic: Privacy Preserving Targeted Advertising
Vincent Toubiana, Arvind Narayanan, Dan Boneh, Helen Nissenbaum, Solon Barocas.
Network and Distributed System Security Symposium 2010.

Press

Web privacy The Security Risks of Login With Facebook
Wired, Apr 19, 2018
Web privacy Replay Sessions From Mixpanel and Others Have Recorded Passwords
Wired, Feb 26, 2018
Web privacy WWW: Tracking-Methoden Werden Brutaler, Browser-Hersteller Schauen Weg
Heise Online (German), Feb 19, 2018
Web privacy Get a Password Manager. No More Excuses
Wired, Jan 03, 2018
Web privacy How Email Open Tracking Quietly Took Over the Web
Wired, Dec 11, 2017
Web privacy More Than 480 Web Firms Record 'Every Keystroke'
BBC News, Nov 21, 2017
Web privacy The Dark Side of 'Replay Sessions' That Record Your Every Move Online
Wired, Nov 16, 2017
Web privacy How Facebook’s Oracular Algorithm Determines the Fates of Start-Ups
New York Times, Nov 02, 2017
Bitcoin, Anonymity, Web privacy Bitcoin Transactions Aren’t as Anonymous as Everyone Hoped
MIT Technology Review, Aug 23, 2017
Web privacy Have These Researchers Created an Unbeatable Ad-Blocking Technology?
Fast Company, Jun 08, 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
Web privacy Firefox Disables Loophole That Allows Sites to Track Users via Battery Status
The Guardian, Nov 01, 2016
Anonymity, Web privacy You Are Less Anonymous on the Web Than You Think--Much Less
ACM TechNews, Oct 31, 2016
Web privacy Breaking the Black Box: When Machines Learn by Experimenting on Us
ProPublica, Oct 12, 2016
Web privacy Online Trackers Follow Our Digital Shadow by 'Fingerprinting' Browsers, Devices
All Things Considered (NPR), Sep 26, 2016
Web privacy Internet Tracking Has Moved Beyond Cookies
FiveThirtyEight, Sep 02, 2016
Web privacy You’re Being Tracked (And Tracked and Tracked)
IEEE Spectrum, Aug 23, 2016
Web privacy Facebook Can’t Win Against Ad Blockers, and Here’s the Proof
MIT Tech Review, Aug 15, 2016
Web privacy Sites Spying on You in Weird New Ways, Princeton Study Exposes
NBC News, Aug 03, 2016
Web privacy Your Battery Status Is Being Used to Track You Online
The Guardian, Aug 02, 2016
Web privacy Customized or Creepy? Websites and Your Data, a Guide
Fast Company, Jun 16, 2016
Web privacy Study of 1 Million Sites Shows Just How Closely We're Watched
New Scientist, Jun 01, 2016
Web privacy Audio Fingerprinting Being Used to Track Web Users, Study Finds
Techcrunch, May 20, 2016
Web privacy Largest Study of Online Tracking Proves Google Really Is Watching Us All
MIT Technology Review, May 18, 2016
Web privacy How Much Do Online Advertisers Really Know About You? We Asked an Expert
Digital Trends, Jun 27, 2015
Web privacy Stealthy Web Tracking Tools Pose Increasing Privacy Risks to Users
PC World (via IDG News), Jul 22, 2014
Web privacy Web Tracking Advances Beat Privacy Defenses
InformationWeek, Jul 22, 2014
Web privacy The Hidden Threat in Your Browser: Share Buttons Reveal Personal Information Each Time You Visit Certain Popular Sites
Daily Mail, Jul 22, 2014
Web privacy Browser 'Fingerprints' Help Track Users
BBC News, Jul 22, 2014
Web privacy Queen's Website Hosts Controversial Tracking Technique
SC Magazine UK, Jul 22, 2014
Web privacy The New Technology Which Advertisers Use to Track Your Every Movement Online: Canvas Fingerprinting
The Telegraph, Jul 22, 2014
Web privacy Online ‘fingerprinting’ Could Pose Privacy Risks
The Globe and Mail, Jul 22, 2014
Web privacy White House Website Includes Unique Non-Cookie Tracker, Conflicts With Privacy Policy
EFF Deeplinks blog, Jul 22, 2014
Web privacy Canvas Fingerprinting Macht Internetnutzung Nachverfolgbar
Spiegel online, Jul 22, 2014
Web privacy Meet the Online Tracking Device That Is Virtually Impossible to Block
ProPublica, Jul 21, 2014
Web privacy New Tracking Tool Is Like a Cookie That Can't Be Blocked
NBC News, Jul 21, 2014
DoNotTrack 'Do Not Track'? Oh What the Heck, Go Ahead
PC World (via IDG News), May 21, 2014
Web privacy Browser Cookies: How They Could Be Undermining Your Privacy
CBC News, Apr 08, 2014
Web privacy Connecting the Dots Between Cookies and Identities
Threatpost, Apr 07, 2014
Web privacy How Advertising Cookies Let Observers Follow You Across the Web
The Verge, Apr 04, 2014
Web privacy 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
DoNotTrack, Privacy Can I Get Some Privacy?
Stanford Magazine, Mar 11, 2013
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
adnostic, DoNotTrack Privads: Better BT Alternative?
Daily Online Examiner, Oct 28, 2009