New paper by Prof Shvartzshnaider and Karoline Brehm was published in the IEEE Security & Privacy magazine. Understanding Privacy in Virtual Reality Classrooms: A Contextual Integrity Perspective "One reason concerns can arise around virtual reality’s use in education is that while VR platforms allow both real and virtual environments to exist simultaneously, each environment may […]
A paper on "Data and Privacy in a Quasi-Public Space: Disney World as a Smart City" co-authored by Professor Sanfilippo and Professor Shvartzshnaider, was named the2021 winner of the Lee Dirks Award for Best Full Research Paper. In the news: YFile story
Post on "Privacy Policies as Contextual Integrity: Beyond Rules Compliance" co-authored with Madelyn Sanfilippo (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) and Noah Apthorpe (Colgate University) https://www.dli.tech.cornell.edu/post/privacy-policies-as-contextual-integrity-beyond-rules-compliance
Professor Shavrtazshnaider visited the Cryptography, Security, and Privacy (CrySP) group in the University of Waterloo and presented a talk on: PrivaCI — Privacy through Contextual Integrity
In late September 2023, The Rhythm Lab at York University’s Lassonde School of Engineering hosted the 5th annual Symposium on Applications of Contextual Integrity. The CI symposium brought together students, postdoctoral fellows, faculty and practitioners from Europe, the United States and Canada to present and discuss early-stage and published work related to contextual integrity (CI), […]
"Yan Shvartzshnaider, assistant professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science at York University’s Lassonde School of Engineering, is part of a collaborative project that has received $291,971 in funding from the Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) to analyze the functionality and information handling of online educational platforms to determine if […]
Prof Shvartzshnaider presented on the privacy governance of learning management systems project at the inaugural Toronto Public Tech Workshop hosted by the Schwartz Reisman Institute for Technology and Society and the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy at the University of Toronto "This workshop aims to address these challenges and offer new insights […]
Two papers were accepted for discussion to the Privacy Law Conference The Contextual Integrity of “Privacy” in Ad Attribution: A Comparative Analysis of AdTech Platforms Lee McGuigan, Yan Shvartzshnaider, Ido Sivan-Sevilla and Patrick Parham Privacy Not Included: Analysis of Add-ons in Learning Management Systems Madelyn Sanfilippo, Noah Apthorpe, Karoline Brehm and Yan Shvartzshnaider, The full […]
Two position papers were accepted to the upcoming CHI'23 workshop on Designing Technology and Policy Simultaneously: Towards A Research Agenda and New Practice. Position paper: Contextual Integrity of A Virtual (Reality) Classroom by Karoline Brehm, Yan Shvartzshnaider, and David Goedicke Abstract: The multicontextual nature of immersive VR makes it difficult to ensure contextual integrity of VR-generated […]
Professor Shvartzshnaider joined a virtual privacy chat with Jules Polonetsky (FPF) and Professor Helen Nissenbaum (Cornell Tech) to discuss the theory of privacy on contextual integrity as it relates to current tech and policy challenges.
New publication: "Stop the Spread: A Contextual Integrity Perspective on the Appropriateness of COVID-19 Vaccination Certificates"
New paper on a contextual integrity perspective of COVID-19 Vaccination Certificates with Shikun Zhang (CMU), Yuanyuan Feng (UVN), Helen Nissenbaum (DLI, Cornell Tech), Norman Sadeh (CMU) We present an empirical study exploring how privacy influences the acceptance of vaccination certificate (VC) deployments across different realistic usage scenarios. The study employed the privacy framework of Contextual […]
A paper on GKC-CI unifying framework for contextual norms and information governance was published in Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology. GKC‐CI : A unifying framework for contextual norms and information governance by Shvartzshnaider, Y.; Sanfilippo, M. R.; and Apthorpe, A summary of the paper is available in Information Matters blog