P3P deployment on websites

  title={P3P deployment on websites},
  author={Lorrie Faith Cranor and Serge Egelman and Steve Sheng and Aleecia M. McDonald and Abdur Chowdhury},
  journal={Electronic Commerce Research and Applications},
We studied the deployment of computer-readable privacy policies encoded using the standard W3C Platform for Privacy Preferences (P3P) format to inform questions about P3P’s usefulness to end users and researchers. We found that P3P adoption is increasing overall and that P3P adoption rates greatly vary across industries. We found that P3P had been deployed on 10% of the sites returned in the top-20 results of typical searches, and on 21% of the sites returned in the top-20 results of e-commerce… CONTINUE READING
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