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Utopia Providing Trusted Social Network Relationships within an Un-trusted Environment

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Utopia Providing Trusted Social Network Relationships within an Un-trusted Environment
Abstract. This paper introduces an unobtrusive method and distributed solution set to aid users of on-line social networking sites, by creating a trusted environment in which every member has the ability to identify each other within their private social network by name, gender, age, location, and the specific usage patterns adopted by the group. Utopia protects members by understanding how the social network is created and the specific aspects of the group that make it unique and identifiable. The main focus of Utopia is the protection of the group, and their privacy within a social network from predators and spammers that characteristically do not fit within the well defined usage boundaries of the social network as a whole. The solution set provides defensive, as well as offensive tools to identify these threats. Once identified, client desktop tools are used to prevent these predators from further interaction within the group. In addition, offensive tools are used to determ...
William Gauvin, Benyuan Liu, Xinwen Fu, Jie Wang
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Type Conference
Year 2009
Where WASA
Authors William Gauvin, Benyuan Liu, Xinwen Fu, Jie Wang
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