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A survey on web tracking: mechanisms, implications, and defenses

Author
Bujlow, T.; Carela, V.; Solé-Pareta, J.; Barlet, P.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Proceedings of the IEEE
Date of publication
2017-08-01
Volume
105
Number
8
First page
1476
Last page
1510
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1109/JPROC.2016.2637878 Open in new window
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/108437 Open in new window
URL
http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/7872467/ Open in new window
Abstract
Privacy seems to be the Achilles' heel of today's web. Most web services make continuous efforts to track their users and to obtain as much personal information as they can from the things they search, the sites they visit, the people they contact, and the products they buy. This information is mostly used for commercial purposes, which go far beyond targeted advertising. Although many users are already aware of the privacy risks involved in the use of internet services, the particular methods a...
Citation
Bujlow, T., Carela, V., Solé-Pareta, J., Barlet, P. A survey on web tracking: mechanisms, implications, and defenses. "Proceedings of the IEEE", 1 Agost 2017, vol. 105, núm. 8, p. 1476-1510.
Keywords
Defenses against tracking, Future of tracking, Tracking discovery, Tracking implications, Tracking mechanisms, User identification, Web tracking
Group of research
CBA - Communications and Broadband Architectures Lab
CCABA - Advanced Broadband Communications Center

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