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Emotion Recognition has a Privacy Problem – Here’s How to Fix It

Computer Science and Engineering Professor Emily Mower Provost and students use machine learning to remove sensitive, personal identifiers from audio in mobile apps or virtual assistants. February 20, 2020. # #Engineering #web-article #CollegeofEngineering ...

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Michigan Minds: Privacy and Cyber Security

Michigan Minds Podcast presents School of Information professor Florian Schaub for an episode about privacy and cyber security. Schaub will talk about his research, and how both online interactions and smartphones can reveal personal information. December 3, 2019. #5-15mins ...

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A Laser Pointer Could Hack Your Voice-Controlled Virtual Assistant

In a collaborative study between the University of Michigan and the University of Electro-Communications in Tokyo, researchers have learned that lasers can trick voice-command technologies from long distances, highlighting a potential issue in security. November 5, 2019. # ...

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Advertising in Apps: Decisions Behind Those Targeted, Sometimes Invasive Ads We See

School of Information researchers discover that app developers who rely on advertising networks for funding lack control over the ads shown on their apps, developing the need for alternate monetization methods for developers. August 13, 2019. #5-15mins #Information #web-article ...

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Advancing Microelectronics and Systems for the Security of the Future

Electrical and Computer Engineering Distinguished Lecturer Jeremy Muldavin returns to U-M to discuss the future of cyber and social networks and its impact on safety and security, exploring ways to advance cyber-physical innovation and microelectronic challenges. June 4, 2019. #5-15mins ...

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‘Alexa, Delete What I Just Said’: U-M Researcher Discusses Smart Speaker Privacy Concerns

School of Information Assistant Professor Florian Schaub discusses the privacy concerns with smart devices such as Amazon's Alexa, finding the voice to be a better integrative privacy control to delete all voice commands that occur throughout the day. May 30, 2019. #5-15mins ...

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Selling Access to Human Specimens: Survey Reveals Public Attitudes

U-M Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation survey documenting public attitudes toward potential commercial use of DNA samples has found that patients should be notified of these potential uses. August 28, 2018. # #Medicine #web-article #InstituteforHealthcarePolicyandInnovation...

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Fragmented US Privacy Rules Leave Large Data Loopholes for Facebook and Others

Florian Schaub, assistant professor of electrical engineering and computer science, writes about how the lack of robust privacy rules in the US allows large technology companies to exploit data loopholes. April 13, 2018. # #Engineering #webarticle #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter ...

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Privacy @ Michigan Symposium (Part 3 of 3)

Various U-M Experts contribute to a panel at the School of Information's symposium on online privacy. February 5, 2018. #60+mins #Information #video #SchoolofInformation #Society #Technology #Privacy #InformationScience