Innovation project on digital privacy in mobile apps
Current situation in the Digital World:
- Mobile Apps request access to a wealth of personal data
- Terms of Service (ToS) documents are hard to read or understand (our consent is often uninformed)
- This practice hurts the market in the long run, especially small companies since users lose their trust on digital products
Power of the crowd
Harness the power of the crowd, through awareness and participation,
Couple existing legal and technical solutions with a socio-technical approach.
Generate a community of privacy-aware citizens.
Convince developers that respecting users’ privacy is profit-maximizing.
Video: THE CAP-A Story
Lead Backend Developer
Lead Frontend Developer
User Enactment Manager
Technology Transfer Consultant
Harness the collective power of citizens towards addressing privacy-related issues associated to the use of mobile apps
Present metrics of community dynamics:
- Satisfaction of Community’s Expectations
- Privacy Friendliness
Experiments and project Outreach
Conduct a series of experiments, in collaboration with affiliated partners and present results to the wide public.