This Year’s Must-Read Privacy Papers: FPF Announces Recipients of Annual Award
Today, FPF announced the winners of the 10th Annual Privacy Papers for Policymakers (PPPM) Award. This Award recognizes leading privacy scholarship that is relevant to policymakers in the United States Congress, at U.S. federal agencies and for data protection authorities abroad. The winners of the 2019 PPPM Award are:
- Antidiscriminatory Privacy by Ignacio N. Cofone, McGill University Faculty of Law
- Privacy’s Constitutional Moment and the Limits of Data Protection by Woodrow Hartzog, Northeastern University, School of Law and Khoury College of Computer Sciences and Neil M. Richards, Washington University, School of Law and the Cordell Institute for Policy in Medicine & Law
- Algorithmic Impact Assessments under the GDPR: Producing Multi-layered Explanations by Margot E. Kaminski, University of Colorado Law and Gianclaudio Malgieri, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) – Faculty of Law
- Dark Patterns at Scale: Findings from a Crawl of 11K Shopping Websites by Arunesh Mathur, Princeton University; Gunes Acar, Princeton University; Michael Friedman, Princeton University; Elena Lucherini, Princeton University; Jonathan Mayer, Princeton University; Marshini Chetty, University of Chicago; and Arvind Narayanan, Princeton University
- The Many Revolutions of Carpenter by Paul Ohm, Georgetown University Law Center
These five papers were selected by a diverse team of academics, advocates, and industry privacy professionals from FPF’s Advisory Board. These papers demonstrate a thoughtful analysis of emerging issues and propose new means of analysis that can lead to real-world policy impact, making them “must-read” privacy scholarship for policymakers.
Three papers were selected for Honorable Mention:
- Can You Pay for Privacy? Consumer Expectations and the Behavior of Free and Paid Apps by Kenneth Bamberger, University of California, Berkeley – School of Law; Serge Egelman, University of California, Berkeley – Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences; Catherine Han, University of California, Berkeley; Amit Elazari Bar On, University of California, Berkeley; and Irwin Reyes, University of California, Berkeley
- Data Protection, Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Services: Is the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) ‘Artificial Intelligence-Proof’? by Lilian Mitrou, University of the Αegean – Department of Information and Communication Systems Engineering
- Usable and Useful Privacy Interfaces (book chapter to appear in An Introduction to Privacy for Technology Professionals, Second Edition published by IAPP) by Florian Schaub, University of Michigan School of Information and Lorrie Faith Cranor, Carnegie Mellon University
For the fourth year in a row, FPF also granted a Student Paper Award. To be considered, student work must meet similar guidelines as those set for the general Call for Nominations. The Student Paper Award is presented to:
- Privacy Attitudes of Smart Speaker Users by Nathan Malkin, Joe Deatrick, Allen Tong, Primal Wijesekera, Serge Egelman, and David Wagner, University of California, Berkeley
The winning authors have been invited to join FPF and Honorary Co-Hosts Senator Ed Markey and Congresswoman Diana DeGette to present their work at the U.S. Senate with policymakers, academics, and industry privacy professionals.
Held at the Hart Senate Office Building on February 6, 2020, this annual event will feature a keynote speech by FTC Commissioner Christine S. Wilson. FPF will subsequently publish a printed digest of summaries of the winning papers for distribution to policymakers, privacy professionals, and the public.
This event is free, open to the general public, and widely attended. For more information or to RSVP, please visit this page. This event is supported by a National Science Foundation grant. Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in these papers are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.