An Empirical Examination of Users' Information Hiding in a Crowdfunding Context

  title={An Empirical Examination of Users' Information Hiding in a Crowdfunding Context},
  author={Gordon Burtch and Anindya Ghose and Sunil Wattal},
Online privacy remains an ongoing source of debate in society. Sensitive to this, many web platforms are offering users greater, more granular control over how and when their information is revealed. However, recent research suggests that information control mechanisms of this sort are not necessarily of economic benefit to the parties involved. We examine the use of these mechanisms and their economic consequences, leveraging data from one of the world's largest global crowdfunding platforms… CONTINUE READING

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