Research

Peer-Reviewed Publications
Understanding Account Deletion and Relevant Dark Patterns On Social Media
B. Schaffner, N. Lingareddy, and M. Chetty 
To appear at CSCW 2022. 
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Can I Delete My Account?: Dark Patterns In Account Deletion On Social Media
N. Lingareddy, B. Schaffner, and M. Chetty
CHI 2021 Workshop on What Can CHI Do About Dark Patterns?. 
[pdf] [link]

Exploring Means to Enhance the Efficiency of GPU Bitmap Index Query Processing
B. Tran, B. Schaffner, J. Myre, J. Sawin and D. Chiu
2020 Data Science and Engineering Journal (DSE). 
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Increasing the Efficiency of GPU Bitmap Index Query Processing
B. Tran, B. Schaffner, J. Myre, J. Sawin and D. Chiu
DASFAA 2020: International Conference on Database Systems for Advanced Applications.
[pdf] [link]

Smartphones as Alternative Cloud Computing Engines: Benefits and Trade-offs
B. Schaffner, J. Sawin and J. Myre
2018 IEEE 6th International Conference on Future Internet of Things and Cloud (FiCloud). 
[pdf] [link]
Preprints and Work in Submission:
Designing and Testing a Mobile Application for Collecting WhatsApp Chat Data
B. Schaffner, A. Brohn, J. Chee, K. Feng, M. Chetty
USENIX. Eighteenth Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS 2022)

A First Look at the Consolidation of DNS and Web Hosting Providers
S. Wang, K. MacMillan, B. Schaffner, N. Feamster, M. Chetty
October 2021. 
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Talks
CSCW 2022  -  Taipei, Taiwan (Up-Coming, Virtual)
Understanding Account Deletion and Relevant Dark Patterns On Social Media.

DAFSAA 2020  -  Jeju, South Korea (Virtual)
Increasing the Efficiency of GPU Bitmap Index Query Processing.
Comments
Federal Trade Commision (FTC)
Digital Advertising Business Guidance Request for Information
Comment Submitted August 2022
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European Data Protection Board (EDPB)
Request for Comments on their "Guidelines 3/2022 on Dark patterns in social media platform interfaces: How to recognise and avoid them"
Comment Submitted May 2022. 
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Federal Trade Commission (FTC) 
Request for Comments Regarding Topics to be Discussed at Dark Patterns Workshop 
Comment Submitted May 2021. 
[pdf] [link]