Tuesday, May 08, 2012

Privacy icons a la creative commons

A group of law students have put together a scheme of icons to describe in a succinct way a website's privacy practices (much like the creative commons icons), so you'll know at a glance what to expect. Check it out: Privacy Simplified.

privacy simplified

One big problem, however, is that they are binary (yes/no). For example, there is no "not applicable" option if, for example, the website does not collect user data.

Interesting nonetheless.

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