A Promising Direction for Web Tracking Countermeasures

@inproceedings{Bau2013APD,
  title={A Promising Direction for Web Tracking Countermeasures},
  author={Jason Bau and Jonathan Mayer and Hristo S. Paskov and John C. Mitchell},
  year={2013}
}
Web tracking continues to pose a vexing policy problem. Surveys have repeatedly demonstrated substantial consumer demand for control mechanisms, and policymakers worldwide have pressed for a Do Not Track system that effectuates user preferences. At present, however, consumers are left in the lurch: existing control mechanisms and countermeasures have spotty effectiveness and are difficult to use. We argue in this position paper that machine learning could enable tracking countermeasures that… CONTINUE READING
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