Arianna Rossi

Interdisciplinary Research Group in Socio-technical Cybersecurity

Arianna Rossi

Research Scientist

Arianna Rossi carries out research at the intersection between design, computer science, law, and linguistics. She has an interdisciplinary background, with a joint international Doctoral Degree in Law, Science and Technology (University of Bologna) and a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science (University of Luxembourg). She holds a M.Sc. in Linguistics with a focus on Natural Language Processing. She has been an invited speaker at international conferences in EU and US and she routinely gives seminars at several universities. In Luxembourg, she also organizes events to promote legal innovation and open access to legal and technical hands-on knowledge.

Areas of expertise

  • Usable Privacy
  • Legal Design
  • Online manipulation

Research Interests

Arianna’s research interests focus on the transparency of privacy information and interfaces, online deception and manipulation (dark patterns), data protection compliance and data ethics.


Please refer to our Publications section for the full list of Arianna’s academic outcomes. Below are her latest publications.

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Challenges of protecting confidentiality in social media data and their ethical import
Arianna Rossi, Mónica P Arenas, Emre Kocyigit, Moad Hani
2022 IEEE European Symposium on Security and Privacy Workshops
Conciseness, interest, and unexpectedness: User attitudes towards infographic and comic consent mediums
Doan Xengie Cheng, Selzer Annika, Rossi Arianna, Botes Wilhelmina Maria, Lenzini Gabriele
Web Conference Companion Volume (ACM) , New York
Data Protection and Consenting Communication Mechanisms: Current Proposals and Challenges
Arianna Rossi, Human, Soheil, Degeling, Martin, Santos, Christiana, Pandit, Harshvardhan, Morel, Botes, Wilhelmina Maria, Jesus, Vitor, Kamara, Irene
2022 International Workshop on Privacy Engineering – IWPE’22, Co-located with 7th IEEE European Symposium on Security and Privacy, 6 June 2022, Genoa, Italy.
Visualisation Techniques for Consent: Finding Common Ground in Comic Art with Indigenous Populations
Botes Wilhelmina Maria, Arianna Rossi
IEEE European Symposium on Security and Privacy

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