We will update the notes as the course progresses; please assume that the material and schedule for future meetings may change. If you are particularly interested in some topic not covered here, send email to Malte.

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MondayTuesday WednesdayThursday Friday
sep 6 sep 7 sep 8
First day of classes
sep 9
MTG 1 (ms): Introduction 🎥
Preparation: Listen to Constitutional Podcast: Privacy (2018)
Assigned: Take control of your data!
sep 10
sep 13 sep 14
MTG 2 (ms): Targeted Advertising 🎥
Preparation: Read Wei et al. (2020)
sep 15 sep 16
MTG 3 (ms): Privacy Legislation (FAQ) 🎥
Preparation: Read GDPR (Articles 3-6(f), 7, 12-22, 25-34, 77-80, 82-83)
sep 17
DUE: Sign up to present papers
DUE: Take control of your data!
Assigned: GDPR case study
sep 20 sep 21
MTG 4 (zlagumdz): GDPR Compliance (FAQ)
Preparation: Read GDPRBench (2020)
sep 22 sep 23
MTG 5 (yhe71, psaluja, eeng2): Datacenter Infrastructure and Data Deletion
Preparation: Read DELF (2020)
sep 24
DUE: GDPR case study
Assigned: Project proposal
sep 27 sep 28
MTG 6 (all): GDPR Presentations
sep 29 sep 30
MTG 7 (all): GDPR Presentations
oct 1
DUE: Project proposal
oct 4 oct 5
MTG 8 (kta1, zlee8, mzhan104): Web Tracking
Preparation: Read NYT experiment (2019) and Matte et al. (2020)
Assigned: Final project
oct 6 oct 7
MTG 9 (srajesh1, lzhu17, pbiberst): Information Flow Control (1) (FAQ)
Preparation: Read Resin (2009)
oct 8
oct 11
Indigenous Peoples' Day
oct 12
MTG 10 (ajeyaraj, jadam2): Information Flow Control (2) (FAQ)
Preparation: Read Jacqueline (2016)
oct 13 oct 14
MTG 11 (wli107, jzhang72, zwang302): Secure Computation
Preparation: Read Ryoan (2016)
oct 15
Assigned: Mid-term survey
oct 18 oct 19
MTG 12 (abhardw7, csarli): Decentralized Applications
Preparation: Read Solid (2017)
oct 20 oct 21
MTG 13 (bkilimni, yxu150): Differential Privacy
Preparation: Watch DP explainer
Preparation: Read PINQ (2009)
oct 22
oct 25 oct 26
MTG 14: Project Conference (1)
📽 Slides
oct 27 oct 28
No class, do Differential Privacy Exercise
oct 29
DUE: Differential Privacy Exercise
nov 1 nov 2
MTG 15 (isharm11, arana16): Private Data Analytics
Preparation: Read Orchard (2020)
nov 3 nov 4
MTG 16 (kpal1): Private Machine Learning
Preparation: Read PrivateKube (2021)
nov 5
DUE: Mid-project report
nov 8 nov 9
MTG 17 (ykim235, whowe2): Policy Enforcement (1) (FAQ)
Preparation: Read Riverbed (2019)
nov 10 nov 11
MTG 18 (jmcclel1, mheller6, knelson9): Policy Enforcement (2)
Preparation: Read Zeph (2020)
nov 12
nov 15 nov 16
MTG 19 (ctan, raboucha): Encrypted Databases (FAQ)
Preparation: Read CryptDB (2011)
nov 17 nov 18
MTG 20 (rpaul5, crusch, ahabib3): Web Services over Encrypted Data (FAQ)
Preparation: Read Mylar (2014)
nov 19
nov 22 nov 23
MTG 21 (vmora1, japrk49): Private Search (1)
Preparation: Read Coeus (2021)
nov 24
Thanksgiving Recess
nov 25
Thanksgiving Recess
nov 26
Thanksgiving Recess
nov 29 nov 30
MTG 22 (mzhan147, qhuang27): Private Search (2)
Preparation: Read Dory (2021)
dec 1 dec 2
MTG 23 (nchrist9, chitradeep): Keybase (FAQ)
Preparation: Read Keybase Server
dec 3
dec 6 dec 7
MTG 24 (all): Project presentations (1)
DUE: Final project presentation (Group 1)
dec 8 dec 9
MTG 25 (all): Project presentations (2)
DUE: Final project presentation (Group 2)
dec 10
dec 13
Final exam period
dec 14
Final exam period
dec 15
Final exam period
dec 16
Final exam period
dec 17
DUE: Final project writeup and code
Final exam period
dec 20
Final exam period
dec 21
Final exam period
dec 22 dec 23 dec 24