PrivacyMeter: Designing and Developing a Privacy-Preserving Browser Extension

  title={PrivacyMeter: Designing and Developing a Privacy-Preserving Browser Extension},
  author={Oleksii Starov and Nick Nikiforakis},
Anti-tracking browser extensions are popular among web users since they provide them with the ability to limit the number of trackers who get to learn about their browsing habits. These extensions however are limited in that they ignore other privacy signals, such as, the presence of a privacy policy, use of HTTPS, or presence of insecure web forms that can leak PII. To effectively inform users about the privacy consequences of visiting particular websites, we design, implement, and evaluate… 

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