Dr. Janne Lindqvist's privacy project together with his colleagues Jason Hong and Joy Zhang at Carnegie Mellon University was featured on MIT Technology review. With today's smartphone platforms, users do not understand privacy ramifications of their installed applications, which is also why a recent FTC report has called for understandable privacy disclosures for mobile platforms. The project provides for better privacy disclosures for mobile phone users by using novel crowdsourcing techniques and user interface designs.
The link to the article is: http://www.technologyreview.com/communications/40036/
Dr. Janne Lindqvist is an Assistant Research Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and member of WINLAB,. More info on his activities is available at http://www.winlab.rutgers.edu/~janne/