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Possessing Mobile Devices

Adams, A. A.

Smartphones and tablet computers have an ownership model more akin to that of games consoles such as the Sony PlayStation than the PC. Given the ubiquity of these devices and their very broad capabilities and usage, this leaves users vulnerable to significant security and privacy violations. Rather than users possessing these devices, the devices are possessed by multiple third parties, to the detriment of users' rights. This record was migrated from the OpenDepot repository service in June, 2017 before shutting down.

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