Privacy Icons: A graphical approach to online privacy

Privacy Icons: A graphical approach to online privacy

Summary: A quick look over the proposed Privacy Icons to simplify the online privacy policies.

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  • Both: Your data is deleted before 1, 3, 6, or 18 months from the date of transmission have elapsed, respectively. Alternatively the data is never deleted.

    Source: Aza Raskin's blog

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  • Left: This means that when an organization gets a phone call, letter, or other legally insufficient request for your data, they don’t comply because the law requires the government to take additional steps before getting your data.

    Right: These organizations might provide your data to a government that asks for it without following the legally required process. 

    Source: Aza Raskin's blog

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  • RE: Privacy Icons: A graphical approach to online privacy

    Brilliant! I believe this will work =)
    jenbas
  • I doubt this will work

    If people actually understood what sites like Google and Facebook do with their data, they wouldn't use them. You certainly won't see these icons on those sites.

    It's a good idea otherwise though.
    Joe_Raby