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☑ I blindly accept… (T&Cs) #491

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mozfest-bot opened this Issue Aug 1, 2018 · 2 comments

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[ UUID ] 73b34fd7-2697-437f-bd96-884aae68408a

[ Session Name ] ☑ I blindly accept… (T&Cs)
[ Primary Space ] Privacy and Security
[ Secondary Space ] Web Literacy

[ Submitter's Name ] Shreevari SP
[ Submitter's Affiliated Organisation ] Resident of India
[ Submitter's GitHub ] @shreevari

[ Other Facilitator 1's Name ] Madhurish Katta
[ Other Facilitator 1's GitHub ] madhurish

What will happen in your session?

-We illustrate how companies can exploit user privacy by making them accept Terms & Conditions(T&Cs) using lightbeam(firefox add-on).
-Visitors share their experience of such instances(if any) and log it in a book for others to refer.
-Audience are engaged with an activity where they’re given clauses from a curated list of clauses from real T&Cs and they express whether it should have been mentioned outright or not.
-We have a discussion about digital privacy and ways to curb exploitation.
-Visitors try out our browser plug-in that filters out most important clauses from any T&C.
-They can also contribute to the project on github.

What is the goal or outcome of your session?

-Create awareness about the risk of being exploited by blindly accepting Terms and Conditions(T&Cs).
-Participants contribute via GitHub and enhance the data-set(for training) used by the browser plug-in built.
-Create and spread awareness to bring about a change in something end-users have been taking for granted since the inception of technology.
-Inspire developers to come up with more solutions like context classifiers.
-We hope that people use our plug-in to make an informed choice instead of blindly accepting T&Cs

If your session requires additional materials or electronic equipment, please outline your needs.

A whiteboard with markers
Post-it notes
Projector and screen or a television display

Time needed

All weekend, as an installation, exhibit or drop-in session

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bunnybooboo Sep 4, 2018

A quick message to let you know we will be ACCEPTING this proposal into our 2018 schedule. Escalated already via Madhurish. More emails to follow. See you in LONDON!!

bunnybooboo commented Sep 4, 2018

A quick message to let you know we will be ACCEPTING this proposal into our 2018 schedule. Escalated already via Madhurish. More emails to follow. See you in LONDON!!

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shreevari commented Sep 4, 2018

@bunnybooboo bunnybooboo added this to Accepted sessions in Privacy & Security - Draft Schedule Sep 4, 2018

@acabunoc acabunoc added the OL6 label Sep 19, 2018

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