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Shall I post this now? Optimized, delay-based privacy protection in social networks

Author
Parra-Arnau, J.; Gómez, F.; Rebollo-Monedero, D.; Forne, J.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Knowledge and information systems
Date of publication
2016-11-16
First page
1
Last page
33
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10115-016-1010-4 Open in new window
Project funding
INRISCO. INcident monitoRing In Smart COmmunities .QoS and Privacy.
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/103717 Open in new window
URL
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10115-016-1010-4 Open in new window
Abstract
Despite the several advantages commonly attributed to social networks such as easiness and immediacy to communicate with acquaintances and friends, significant privacy threats provoked by unexperienced or even irresponsible users recklessly publishing sensitive material are also noticeable. Yet, a different, but equally significant privacy risk might arise from social networks profiling the online activity of their users based on the timestamp of the interactions between the former and the latte...
Citation
Parra-Arnau, J., Gómez, F., Rebollo-Monedero, D., Forne, J. Shall I post this now? Optimized, delay-based privacy protection in social networks. "Knowledge and information systems", 16 Novembre 2016, p. 1-33.
Keywords
Shannon’s entropy, Time-based profiling, online social networks, privacy-enhancing technology, privacy-utility trade-off
Group of research
SISCOM - Smart Services for Information Systems and Communication Networks

Participants

  • Parra Arnau, Javier  (author)
  • Gómez Mármol, Félix  (author)
  • Rebollo Monedero, David  (author)
  • Forné, Jordi  (author)

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