This course surveys the current state of digital privacy
from multiple perspectives, including technology, law, policy,
ethics, and economics. Cases to be studied are online tracking,
surveillance, big data, privacy engineering, Internet of Things
(including quantified self), biometrics, and Internet censorship.
Each module will include a session devoted to relevant technologies in
addition to a session devoted to ethical, social, and policy analysis.
Textbook: Nissenbaum. "Privacy in Context".
Concepts of privacy.
Contextual integrity (part I).
Legal landscape of privacy.
Contextual integrity (part II).
Chief Privacy Officer, Ghostery
Big data and machine learning.
Privacy and Civil Liberties Engineer, Palantir Technologies
Anonymity and re-identification.
Mobile and cross-device tracking.
Professor, Carnegie Mellon University
Former Chief Technologist, U.S. Federal Trade Commission
Research Fellow, New York University and Yale University
Civil Liberties and Privacy Director, National Security Agency
SSL/TLS and network surveillance.
Blockchain privacy (guest lecture by Phil Daian).
Manager, Privacy Engineering, Uber
User Experience Researcher, Facebook
Privacy engineering. Obfuscation as a privacy technology.
Privacy in the "Internet of Things."
Anonymity networks and Tor.