Mind your Data!

A Compa­ra­tive Bench­mark Study on the Privacy of Internet Services

produced by the students of Prof. Sarah Spie­ker­mann’s Privacy & Secu­rity Master Class (Winter Semester 2017/2018); Insti­tute for MIS @WU Vienna in co-ope­ra­tion with the Privacy & Sustainable Compu­ting Lab

  • 25 online services are bench­marked as to their privacy friend­li­ness; inclu­ding Face­book, What‘sApp, Viber, Twitter, Insta­gram, Google­Maps, Gmail, etc.

  • Exam­ples are given on why you should care to regain control over your data

  • Many prac­tical tips by the students them­selves

  • With a forward by Jan Philipp Albrecht (Euro­pean Parli­a­ment, Green Party)

  • Down­load it <here> for free

„I hope that efforts like this will help to inspire the online service market to improve their privacy propo­si­tion and I also want to encou­rage citi­zens to continue a bottom-up enga­ge­ment of this type to raise privacy awareness among the general public“ (Jan Philipp Albrecht, Jan 2018)

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