Web Privacy with P3P

By Lorrie Faith Cranor


Lorrie Faith Cranor has written many papers and articles about P3P and related privacy topics. Here are some of her papers that are available online.

Lorrie Faith Cranor, Serge Egelman, Steve Sheng, Aleecia M. McDonald, and Abdur Chowdhury. P3P Deployment on Websites. To be published in Electronic Commerce Research and Applications, 2008.

J. Tsai, S. Egelman, L. Cranor, and A. Acquisti. The Effect of Online Privacy Information on Purchasing Behavior: An Experimental Study. Paper presented at the Workshop on the Economics of Information Security, June 7-8, 2007, Pittsburgh, PA.

L. Cranor, P. Guduru, and M. Arjula. User Interfaces for Privacy Agents. ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction, June 2006, pp 135-178.

J. Gideon, S. Egelman, L. Cranor, and A. Acquisti. Power Strips, Prophylactics, and Privacy, Oh My! In Proceedings of the 2006 Symposium On Usable Privacy and Security, 12-14 July 2006, Pittsburgh, PA.

S. Egelman, L. Cranor, and A. Chowdhury. An Analysis of P3P-Enabled Web Sites among Top-20 Search Results. Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Electronic Commerce August 14-16, 2006, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada.

Searching for Privacy: Design and Implementation of a P3P-Enabled Search Engine. In Proceedings of the 2004 Workshop on Privacy Enhancing Technologies (PET2004), 26-28 May, 2004, Toronto, Canada (with S. Byers, D. Kormann, and P. McDaniel).

An Analysis of P3P Deployment on Commercial, Government, and Children's Web Sites as of May 2003. Technical Report prepared for the 14 May 2003 Federal Trade Commision Workshop on Technologies for Protecting Personal Information. (with S. Byers and D. Kormann)

A Webmaster's Guide to Troubleshooting P3P. O'Reilly Network. November 2002.

Help! IE6 is blocking my cookies! O'Reilly Network. October 2002.

The Role of Privacy Enhancing Technologies. In Considering Consumer Privacy: A Resource for Policymakers and Practitioners. Center for Democracy and Technology, edited by Paula J. Bruening, March 2003.

The Role of Privacy Advocates and Data Protection Authorities in the Design and Deployment of the Platform for Privacy Preferences. Remarks for "The Promise of Privacy Enhancing Technologies" panel at the Twelfth Conference on Computers, Freedom and Privacy, San Francisco, April 16-19, 2002.

Why P3P is a Good Privacy Tool for Consumers and Companies. GigaLaw.com. (April 2002) (with Rigo Wenning).

P3P: The Platform for Privacy Preferences Project. (2001). In Simson Garfinkel with Gene Spafford. Web Security, Privacy & Commerce, 2nd Edition. Sebastopol, CA: O'Reilly & Associates, Inc., p. 699-707.

The P3P Protocol Standardizes Online Privacy Statements. e-commerce Law & Strategy. January 2002, p.1, 8-9.

Beyond Concern: Understanding Net Users' Attitudes About Online Privacy. (2000). In Ingo Vogelsang and Benjamin M. Compaine, eds. The Internet Upheaval: Raising Questions, Seeking Answers in Communications Policy. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, p. 47-70 (with M. Ackerman and J. Reagle). [First published as AT&T Labs-Research Technical Report TR 99.4.3, 14 April 1999. Presented at the Telecommunications Policy Research Conference. Alexandria, VA, September 25-27, 1999.]

Protocols for Automated Negotiations with Buyer Anonymity and Seller Reputations. (2000). Netnomics 2(1):1-23. (with P. Resnick).

Privacy in E-Commerce: Examining User Scenarios and Privacy Preferences. Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Electronic Commerce (EC'99), 3-5 November 1999, Denver, Colorado, p. 1-8 (with M. Ackerman and J. Reagle).

Agents of Choice: Tools that Facilitate Notice and Choice about Web Site Data Practices. Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Privacy and Personal Data Protection, 13-15 September 1999, Hong Kong SAR, China, p. 19-25.

Privacy Critics: Safeguarding Users' Personal Data. WebTechniques (September 1999) p. 67-70. (with M. Ackerman)

Privacy Critics: UI Components to Safeguard Users' Privacy. Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI'99), short papers (v.2.), p. 258-259. (with M. Ackerman)

Internet Privacy: A Public Concern. netWorker: The Craft of Network Computing Vol. 2, No. 3 (June/July 1998), p. 13-18.

Designing a Social Protocol: Lessons Learned from the Platform for Privacy Preferences. In Jeffrey K. MacKie-Mason and David Waterman, eds., Telephony, the Internet, and the Media. Mahwah: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1998. [Paper presented at the Telecommunications Policy Research Conference, Alexandria, VA, September 27-29 1997. (with J. Reagle)]

The Role of Technology in Self-Regulatory Privacy Regimes. In Privacy and Self Regulation in the Information Age. U.S. Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Infrastructure Administration. June 1997. p. 185-191.

The platform for privacy preferences. Communications of the ACM. Vol. 42, No. 2 (Feb. 1999), p. 48-55. (with J. Reagle)

Web Privacy with P3P
by Lorrie Faith Cranor
with Foreword by Lawrence Lessig
September 2002
O'Reilly & Associates
ISBN 0-59600-371-4
344 pages, $39.95

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