NESSoS Workshop on Access and Usage Control location:Zurich, Switzerland date:5 June 2012
Modern web browsers handle content from a variety of origins, and not all these origins can be equally trusted. Such content can be a mix of both markup and executable scripts. These scripts can heavily interact with their environment by for example communicating with remote servers or by accessing application and privacy-sensitive user information.
An important consequence of such a powerful browser environment is the fact that users' privacy is at stake.