Chapter 8. Online Privacy

Learning Objectives

After studying this chapter, you should be able to:

  • Discuss key considerations related to web security

  • Discuss key considerations related to mobile app security

  • Understand the nature of privacy threats related to web access and the use of mobile apps

  • Present an overview of the FTC online privacy framework

  • Discuss the design of privacy notices for both the web and mobile app environments

  • Understand the privacy threats posed by tracking

A unique area of privacy—and one of the most challenging areas—is online privacy. This chapter uses the term online privacy to refer to privacy concerns related to user interaction with Internet services through web servers and mobile apps. This is a quite distinct ...

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