8-533 / 8-733 / 19-608 / 95-818: Privacy Policy, Law, and Technology

Homework 4 - due October 14, 2010

Don't forget to properly cite all sources (including assigned readings) and include a bibliography with all homework assignments.

Reading assignment: October 5-14 readings

1. Write a short summary of each chapter in the reading assignment (3-7 sentences each). Graduate students should also read and write a summary of one optional reading paper. After each summary (in a separate paragraph) provide a "highlight" for that chapter. This can be something new you learned that you found particularly interesting, a point you would like to discuss further in class, a question the chapter did not fully answer, something you found confusing, a point you disagree with, or anything else you found noteworthy. [25 points]

2. [25 points] Pick a particular industry or type of web site and find two P3P-enabled sites of that type.

3. [25 point] Try out an anonymity tool and read technical papers or other documentation that describes how it works.

4. Do part 2 of the group privacy policy assignment. [25 points]