[Om-announce] Call for Participation - Workshop on Privacy in the Electronic Society (WPES 2011)

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Workshop on Privacy in the Electronic Society (WPES 2011)
Chicago, IL, USA - Monday, October 17th, 2011


The need for privacy-aware policies, regulations, and techniques has
been widely recognized. This workshop discusses the problems of
privacy in the global interconnected societies and possible
solutions. The 2011 Workshop, held in conjunction with the
ACM CCS conference, is the tenth in a yearly forum for papers on all
the different aspects of privacy in today's electronic society.
The workshop will be a 1-day event featuring technical presentations 
of 12 full papers and 9 short papers.


Registration information is available at


7:30 - 8:30 Breakfast

8:30 - 8:35 Welcome
Jaideep Vaidya (Rutgers University, USA) 

8:35 - 10:30 Session 1: PRIVACY IN NEW APPLICATIONS 
Chair: George Danezis (Microsoft Research, UK)

- Loose Tweets: An Analysis of Privacy Leaks on Twitter
  (Huina Mao, Xin Shuai and Apu Kapadia)

- Who Clicks There! : Anonymizing the Photographer in 
  a Camera Saturated World
  (Djamila Aouada, Peter Schaffer and Shishir Nagaraja)

- Protecting Against Physical Resource Wiretapping
  (Gergely Acs, Claude Castelluccia and William Lecat)

- On the Limits of Privacy in Reputation Systems
  (Stefan Schiffner, Andreas Pashalidis and Elmar Tischhauser)

- Pythia: A Privacy Aware, Peer-to-Peer Network for 
  Social Search
  (Shirin Nilizadeh, Naveed Alam, Nathaniel Husted 
  and Apu Kapadia)

10:30 - 10:50 Coffee Break

Chair: Roger Dingledine (The TOR Project, USA)

- Privacy-Preserving Smart Metering
  (Alfredo Rial and George Danezis)

- SPEcTRe: Spot-checked Private Ecash Tolling at Roadside
  (Jeremy Day, Yizhou Huang, Edward Knapp and Ian Goldberg)

- Private Data Indexes for Selective Access to Outsourced Data
  (Sabrina De Capitani Di Vimercati, Sara Foresti, 
  Sushil Jajodia, Stefano Paraboschi and Pierangela Samarati)

- Non-interactive Distributed Encryption: 
  A New Primitive for Revocable Privacy
  (Jaap-Henk Hoepman and David Galindo)

12:30 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 - 16:00 Session 3: NETWORK AND SYSTEM PRIVACY
Chair: Apu Kapadia (Indiana University, USA)

- BridgeSPA: Improving Tor Bridges with Single 
  Packet Authorization
  (Rob Smits, Divam Jain, Sarah Pidcock, 
  Ian Goldberg and Urs Hengartner)

- Website Fingerprinting in Onion Routing Based 
  Anonymization Networks
  (Andriy Panchenko, Lukas Niessen, 
  Andreas Zinnen and Thomas Engel)

- SPARC: A Security and Privacy Aware Virtual 
  Machine Checkpointing Mechanism
  (Mikhail I. Gofman, Ruiqi Luo, Ping Yang 
  and Kartik Gopalan)

- FAUST: Efficient, TTP-Free Abuse Prevention by 
  Anonymous Whitelisting
  (Peter Lofgren and Nicholas Hopper)

- Privacy-Preserving Traffic Padding in 
  Web-Based Applications
  (Wen Ming Liu, Lingyu Wang, Pengsu Cheng 
  and Mourad Debbabi)

- Adapt-lite: Privacy-aware, Secure, and 
  Efficient mHealth Sensing
  (Shrirang Mare, Jacob Sorber, Minho Shin, 
  Cory Cornelius and David Kotz)

16:00 - 16:20 Coffee Break

16:20 - 18:00 Session 4: DATA PRIVACY
Chair: Keith Frikken (Miami University of Ohio, USA)

- Cover Locations: Availing Location-Based Services 
  Without Revealing the Location
  (Sai Teja Peddinti, Avis Dsouza and Nitesh Saxena)

- Private Searching for Single and Conjunctive 
  Keywords on Streaming Data
  (Xun Yi and Elisa Bertino)

- Data Mining Without Data: A Novel Approach to 
  Privacy-Preserving Collaborative Distributed Data Mining
  (Vikas Ashok and Ravi Mukkamala)

- I Know Where You Live: Analyzing Privacy Protection in 
  Public Databases
  (Manya Sleeper, Divya Sharma and Lorrie Cranor)

- Privacy of Data Outsourced to a Cloud for Selected 
  Readers through Client-Side Encryption
  (Witold Litwin, Sushil Jajodia and Thomas Schwarz)

- Compressive Mechanism: Utilizing Sparse 
  Representation in Differential Privacy
  (Yang Li, Zhenjie Zhang, Marianne Winslett and Yin Yang)


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