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Negotiating mobile app permissions

Negotiating mobile app permissions
Negotiating mobile app permissions
We propose a design in which the user can negotiate a mobile app's permissions to access their personal data. For example, users who prefer not to view ads could opt to pay an additional fee for this. However, negotiating with each app might be cumbersome and difficult to achieve by users. Hence, to make this process easier, we propose an approach that uses an agent-based framework that employs software agents to represent users in their privacy negotiation with the app in an automated manner.
Baarslag, Tim
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Liccardi, Ilaria
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Gerding, Enrico H.
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Gomer, Richard
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Baarslag, Tim
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Liccardi, Ilaria
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Gerding, Enrico H.
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Gomer, Richard
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Baarslag, Tim, Liccardi, Ilaria, Gerding, Enrico H., Gomer, Richard and schraefel, m.c. (2015) Negotiating mobile app permissions. At Amsterdam Privacy Conference (APC 2015) Amsterdam Privacy Conference (APC 2015), Netherlands. 23 - 26 Oct 2015. 3 pp.

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Abstract

We propose a design in which the user can negotiate a mobile app's permissions to access their personal data. For example, users who prefer not to view ads could opt to pay an additional fee for this. However, negotiating with each app might be cumbersome and difficult to achieve by users. Hence, to make this process easier, we propose an approach that uses an agent-based framework that employs software agents to represent users in their privacy negotiation with the app in an automated manner.

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e-pub ahead of print date: May 2015
Venue - Dates: Amsterdam Privacy Conference (APC 2015), Netherlands, 2015-10-23 - 2015-10-26
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Organisations: Agents, Interactions & Complexity

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Local EPrints ID: 377378
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/377378
PURE UUID: ea982dc4-9b22-490e-a176-b5f2c6a327b4
ORCID for Tim Baarslag: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-1662-3910

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Date deposited: 22 May 2015 13:15
Last modified: 06 Jun 2018 12:22

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