Chapter 56

Supporting User Privacy Preferences in Digital Interactions

Sara Foresti, and Pierangela Samarati     Università degli Studi di Milano, Crema, Italy


The quick development and widespread adoption of Internet technologies allows servers to make available their services and resources to possibly unknown users anywhere and at any time. To regulate access to such services in open scenarios, servers require users to release their information through the disclosure of digital certificates. Since digital certificates and access control policies may include sensitive information, it is necessary to define mechanisms that permit both the client and the server to specify privacy preferences to be considered in credential and policy disclosure. ...

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