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By the user, for the user: A user-centric approach to quantifying the privacy of websites

  title={By the user, for the user: A user-centric approach to quantifying the privacy of websites},
  author={Matius Chairani and Mathieu Chevalley and Abderrahmane Lazraq and Sruti Bhagavatula},
Third-party tracking is common on almost all commercially operated websites. Prior work has studied in detail the extent of third-party tracking on the web, detection of third-party trackers, and defending against third-party tracking. Existing research and tools have also attempted to inform web users of trackers and the extent of their privacy violations. However, existing tools do not take into account users' perceptions of and understanding of the extent of trackers on the web. Taking these… Expand

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