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Carnegie Mellon leads NSF project to help people understand Web privacy policies

August 20, 2013

Lorrie Cranor, Noah Smith and Norman Sadeh Figuring out what information websites are gathering about their users can be daunting, but a new privacy research project led by Carnegie Mellon University will make that task easier with computer tools that leverage the power of crowdsourcing, machine learning and natural language processing. Full Story

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