A data protection layer for the Internet protocol model

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is an example of “technologically neutral” law – the idea that laws that regulate technology should not mandate specific technologies as this will lead to loopholes or the laws becoming quickly out of date. But another way to ensure that systems do not become out of date is to […]

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Realistic-looking fake GPS traces for privacy protection

Modern GPS-equipped devices allow for re-identification of people based on their GPS traces. In this project, you will create a tool which creates realistic-looking GPS traces and injects them into the real datastream, thus confusing a potential malicious attacker from finding useful personal information. Doing this may involve interfacing with existing online resources such as […]

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Improving Anonymity in Web Browsing

Our behaviour online is increasingly being tracked by a variety of third parties, including advertisers or providers of free WiFi services, with these data freely traded. In particular, browsing histories can reveal a lot about a person, and allow third parties to de-anonymise people and learn specifics about them. There is an undergraduate project which […]

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