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It’s surprisingly easy for anyone to buy ads that track location and app usage, study says | The Verge
Researchers at the University of Washington have found a way to track a person’s location and app use through serving ads on mobile apps. Franziska Roesner, an assistant professor of computer science and engineering at the UW, and former UW graduate student Paul Vines, are quoted.
Vines.Paul  Roesner.Franziska  The.Verge  College:Engineering  Allen.School  !UWitM  2017  students 
4 weeks ago by uwnews
You can effectively track anyone, anywhere just by the adverts they receive | HuffPost UK
In an experiment a UW team found that by spending just $1000 on targeted adverts to a smartphone, they could track a person’s location, the apps they were using, even where they went for coffee. The UW's Franziska Roesner, Tadayoshi Kohno and UW graduate student Paul Vines — all of computer science and engineering — are quoted.
Huffington.Post  !UWitM  2017  Allen.School  College:Engineering  Kohno.Tadayoshi  Roesner.Franziska  Vines.Paul 
4 weeks ago by uwnews
It takes just $1000 to track someone's location with mobile ads | WIRED
New UW research shows that ad-targeting can not only track you at the personal, individual level, but that it doesn't take a corporation's resources to seize upon that surveillance tool—just time, determination, and about a thousand dollars. Paul Vines, UW graduate student in computer science and engineering, and Tadayoshi Kohno, UW professor of computer science and engineering, are quoted.
College:Engineering  !UWitM  2017  WIRED  Kohno.Tadayoshi  Vines.Paul  students  Allen.School 
5 weeks ago by uwnews

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