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Users' Privacy Perceptions of Emerging Technologies


"Emerging technologies are technologies whose development, practical applications, or both are still largely unrealized, such that they are figuratively emerging into prominence from a background of nonexistence or obscurity" (wikipedia). With the rapid changes on technological landscape, people are having to deal with unprecedented privacy risks. The goal of this project is to identify users' privacy misconceptions, risks, concerns, and expectations, which lead to the design of usable and effective privacy policies for the technologies that are likely to experience wide-spread use in the near future. In our ongoing works, we investigate users' privacy perceptions of Internet-of-Things (IoT), and Digital Medicine technology.


Mahdi Nasrullah ​Al-Ameen, Apoorva Chauhan, M A Manazir Ahsan, Huzeyfe Kocabas. ``Most Companies Share Whatever They Can to Make Money!'': Comparing  User's Perceptions with the Data Practices of IoT Devices. In International Symposium on Human Aspects of Information Security & Assurance (HAISA). July 2020.

Mahdi Nasrullah Al-Ameen, Huzeyfe Kocabas. A First Look into Users' Perceptions of Digital Medicine Technology. Accepted in 23rd ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW). To be held on October 2020. [sp]

*sp: short paper/poster session

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