acm - an acm publication
2016 - October
  • Screwbots

    Have you ever thought of lying to your smartphone to protect your privacy? Everyday we face a dilemma about privacy: We take advantage of apps that are able to use our location or data to provide smart services at the expense of privacy (we all know our data can be supplied to third parties), or we cling on to our privacy and ignore the benefits of such smart technologies. It does not have to necessarily be like this, in this article we describe the rise of a new kind of intelligent apps we called Screwbots.