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Potential mass surveillance and privacy violations in proximity-based social applications

Author
Puglisi, S.; Rebollo-Monedero, D.; Forne, J.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
14th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications
Date of publication
2016
Presentation's date
2015-08-20
Book of congress proceedings
2015 IEEE Trustcom/BigDataSE/ISPA: 20-22 Aug. 2015, Helsinki, Finland
First page
1045
Last page
1052
Publisher
IEEE Press
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1109/Trustcom.2015.481 Open in new window
Project funding
INRISCO. INcident monitoRing In Smart COmmunities .QoS and Privacy.
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/93002 Open in new window
URL
http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/7345389/ Open in new window
Abstract
Proximity-based social applications let users interact with people that are currently close to them, by revealing some information about their preferences and whereabouts. This information is acquired through passive geo-localisation and used to build a sense of serendipitous discovery of people, places and interests. Unfortunately, while this class of applications opens different interactions possibilities for people in urban settings, obtaining access to certain identity information could lead...
Citation
Puglisi, S., Rebollo-Monedero, D., Forne, J. Potential mass surveillance and privacy violations in proximity-based social applications. A: IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications. "2015 IEEE Trustcom/BigDataSE/ISPA". Helsinki: IEEE Press, 2016, p. 1045-1052.
Group of research
SISCOM - Smart Services for Information Systems and Communication Networks

Participants

  • Puglisi, Silvia  (author and speaker )
  • Rebollo Monedero, David  (author and speaker )
  • Forné, Jordi  (author and speaker )