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Personalized Privacy Assistant (PPAs) will help users manage Internet of Things (IoT) device data collection. The best PPAs will learn from users and offer suggestions from unbiased sources.
Consumers and firms face trade-offs in deciding when to protect or disclose personal information. Whether privacy makes consumers, firms, or society as a whole better off varies widely depending on the context. Consumers often lack information about how data will be used.
Billions of photographs are posted online, and facial recognition software is becoming more accurate. Researchers used photographs and off-the-shelf software to identify strangers in public places by name and predict their interests.