31 Mar '15, 11pm

Designing for Privacy

Designing for Privacy

Information is a commodity. Corporations are passing around consumer behavioral profiles like brokers with stocks, and the vast majority of the American public is none the wiser of this market’s scope . Very few people actually check the permissions portion of the Google Play store page before downloading a new app, and who has time to pour through the tedious 48-page monstrosity that is the iTunes terms and conditions contract? With the advents of wearables, ubiquitous computing, and widespread mobile usage, the individual’s market share of their own information is shrinking at an alarming rate. In response, a growing (and vocal) group of consumers is voicing its concerns about the impact of the effective end of privacy online. And guess what? It’s up to designers to address those concerns in meaningful ways to assuage consumer demand. But how can such a Sisyphean feat be...

Full article: http://www.seobook.com/designing-for-privacy

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