This post was originally posted over at Open Law Lab. Particularly for legal design, I find it very useful to do a special kind of ‘persona document’ for the audience you are trying to engage. This persona should all be about information preferences. How does your person like to consume info? Tech channels or not — and for which kinds … Read More
An article by Anders Toxboe, Comprehensive review of UX tools for your website, from December 2014 — that is full of tools to use when you are testing and reviewing web (and also app) development. Usability testing, mocking up, prototyping, verifying design ideas, design communities, customer feedback, and playing back actions of real website users are all vital tools that … Read More
From BlurryEdge Strategies’ blog: FTC Recommends Best Practices for Mobile Privacy On February 1, 2013, the FTC released a new report, Mobile Privacy Disclosures: Building Trust Through Transparency, setting out current data protection best practices for mobile operating system (OS) providers and app-developers. The report’s guiding principle is that these providers must work to give mobile device users: (1) clear … Read More
The CyLab Usable Privacy and Security Laboratory (CUPS) brings together researchers working on a diverse set of projects related to understanding and improving the usability of privacy and security software and systems. Our research employs a combination of three high-level strategies to make secure systems more usable: building systems that “just work” without involving humans in security-critical functions; making secure … Read More
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via Background : Privicons.org. Recently there have been numerous approaches for simplifying privacy policies by the use of icons. Similar to the Creative Commons project for managing content licenses, some scholars and technologists have suggested privacy policies could be enhanced by being expressed via several layers, including one with simple-to-understand icons. After a presentation given by Mary Rundle at the … Read More
Earlier this year, Mozilla convened a privacy workshop that brought together some of the world’s leading thinkers in online privacy. People from the FTC to the EFF were there to answer the question: What attributes of privacy policies and terms of service should people care about? This lead to a proposal presented for the W3C, among other places, which further … Read More
via The Art of Making City Code Beautiful – Next City. The Art of Making City Code Beautiful Nancy Scola | Next City Screen grab from ChicagoCode.org. Some rather pretty legal websites have popped up lately: PhillyCode.org, ChicagoCode.org and, as of last Thursday, SanFranciscoCode.org. This is how municipal code would design itself if it actually wanted to be read. The … Read More