The Creation and Analysis of a Website Privacy Policy Corpus

  title={The Creation and Analysis of a Website Privacy Policy Corpus},
  author={Shomir Wilson and Florian Schaub and Aswarth Abhilash Dara and Frederick Liu and Sushain Cherivirala and Pedro Giovanni Leon and Mads Schaarup Andersen and Sebastian Zimmeck and Kanthashree Mysore Sathyendra and N. Cameron Russell and Thomas B. Norton and Eduard H. Hovy and Joel R. Reidenberg and Norman M. Sadeh},
Website privacy policies are often ignored by Internet users, because these documents tend to be long and difficult to understand. However, the significance of privacy policies greatly exceeds the attention paid to them: these documents are binding legal agreements between website operators and their users, and their opaqueness is a challenge not only to Internet users but also to policy regulators. One proposed alternative to the status quo is to automate or semi-automate the extraction of… CONTINUE READING
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