Abubakar Aziz



Northeastern University

Boston, MA 02139

I am a third-year Ph.D. student at Northeastern University in Boston, where I work with Christo Wilson. My research focuses on web privacy and algorithm auditing. Currently, I am conducting large-scale measurement studies to investigate how websites comply with emerging privacy laws, such as the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).


Nov 15, 2024 Our paper “Market or Markets? Investigating Google Search’s Market Shares Under Vertical Segmentation” got accepted at AAAI ICWSM 2024.
Sep 28, 2024 My work on Google Search was presented at Trust and Safety Conference, Stanford.
Jul 19, 2023 Attended Privacy Enhancing Technologies Symposium(PETS) at Lausanne, Switzerland.
Mar 29, 2023 Attended Beyond the FTC: The Future of Privacy Enforcement at Harvard Law School.