Addressing Privacy Risks of Targeted Advertising

Monday, August 12, 2019 - 9:45 am10:07 am

Stephen Weis, Aspen Institute Tech Policy Hub


A real world case study of how a large advertising network responded to a vulnerability that leaked personally identifiable information.

Stephen Weis, Aspen Institute Tech Policy Hub

Steve Weis is a cryptographer & entrepreneur who focuses on securing people's data with applied cryptography. He is currently a Technology Policy Fellow at the Aspen Institute. Previously, Steve was a software engineer at Facebook working on data privacy.

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@inproceedings {238174,
author = {Stephen Weis},
title = {Addressing Privacy Risks of Targeted Advertising},
booktitle = {2019 {USENIX} Conference on Privacy Engineering Practice and Respect ({PEPR} 19)},
year = {2019},
address = {Santa Clara, CA},
url = {},
publisher = {USENIX Association},
month = aug