How to Delete Data for Realz: This Presentation Will Self-Destruct In...

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In the wake of epic failures, such as SnapChat’s tangle with the FTC because “Promises of Disappearing Messages Were False,” we propose a tool and explain a method to legitimately and honestly protect users from retroactive and forensic attacks. Technology exists already to inform an industry standard and realize user expectations that self-destructing data is not actually recoverable.

Davi Ottenheimer


VP Trust and Digital Ethics, Inrupt

Ian Smith


Research Scientist, University of Washington

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