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Archives for April 2019

OpenPrecincts: Can Citizen Science Improve Gerrymandering Reform?

How the American public understand gerrymandering and collect data that could lead to fairer, more representative voting districts across the US? Speaking today at CITP are Ben Williams and Hannah Wheelen of the Princeton Gerrymandering Project.

BMDs are not meaningfully auditable

The 2019 article described here was later revised and published in a peer-reviewed journal as, Ballot-Marking Devices Cannot Assure the Will of the Voters, by Andrew W. Appel, Richard A. DeMillo, and Philip B. Stark. Election Law Journal, vol. 19 no. 3, pp. 432-450, September 2020. (Non-paywall version, differs in formatting and pagination). This paper has just […]

CITP’s OpenWPM privacy measurement tool moves to Mozilla

As part of my PhD at Princeton’s Center for Information Technology Policy (CITP), I led the development of OpenWPM, a tool for web privacy measurement, with the help of many contributors. My co-authors and I first released OpenWPM in 2014 with the goal of lowering the technical costs of large-scale web privacy measurement. The tool’s […]