Today I’m happy to announce the publication of the Access My Info software design document. This document described in detail the thought that went into developing AMI. It outlines: our original objectives for the tool, new goals for the version we released last year, a description of the conceptual model underlying the application, some of… Read more »
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Access My Info
Access My Info (AMI) is a web application that helps people to create justified requests for copies of their personal information from service providers. AMI is a step-by-step wizard that results in the generation of a personalized formal letter requesting access to the information a provider stores and utilizes about a person. The letter can be saved as a PDF, printed, and mailed through the post, or where available, directly emailed to a company’s privacy officer.
Every Step You Fake: Final Report released
Today, we are pleased to announce the release of our full report detailing our year-long research project into the privacy and security of wearable fitness tracking devices.
Every Step You Fake: A Comparative Analysis of Fitness Tracker Privacy and Security
This report describes major security and privacy issues in several leading wearable fitness tracking devices and accompanying mobile applications.
Designing Enabling Economies and Policies: OCAD event
Today, Andrew Hilts spoke at an OCAD University conference to discuss two Open Effect projects. The talk was part of DEEP ’15: Designing Enabling Economies and Policies, hosted by the Inclusive Design Research Centre.