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Sending One Encrypted Email In Progress

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I've only ever sent one PGP encrypted email, and I've already forgotten how to do it.

I'm going to re-learn how to do it, and meticulously document the process, with commands and screenshots.

Then, I'm going to isolate concrete usability advancements to make the process easier for more people ... Read More

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Unhosted.org apps In Progress

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Unhosted.org apps are webapps that can be run from a local html file (i.e. they don't have to be hosted anywhere). They can also make use of storage APIs (e.g. localStorage/Dropbox) to allow persistent file storage.

The privacy benefit of this methodology is that no user data is sent to the app s... Read More

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ClearButton Personal Data Notice Registry In Progress

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What is ClearButton?

The modern economy is fueled by personal data. People have a valid expectation - and sometime a legal right - to know who has what data personal data about them.

Today, there is no way to discover or request this information about you from all who have it.

[Cle... Read More

Ghostdrop Submitted

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Snapchat for sensitive documents.... Read More

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Using Copyright to Remove Revenge Pornography Selfies Submitted

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UPDATE 2-10-14
Congratulations to the winners! We are proud of our final product and hope to continue working on it to help victims and increase awareness of the policy issues underlying revenge porn publication online.

Our team:

Mark Oblad
Katherine Moe
Austin Mazzella
David Giller
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Consent Receipt In Progress

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The Legal Hack:

Through privacy principles and privacy instruments, companies are required to be "open," and to provide notice about the control and use of an individual's data.

This Hack will use the Legal Map of Consent Laws to build a Consent Receipt architecture, which asks for specifi... Read More

Physical Data Privacy --> Do Not Track/Consent Receipt Sign In Progress

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In jurisdictions (Like the EU and Canada) and now in California it is not legal to track people without consent or notice). The challenge is to make use of the Pre Hackathon Consent Legal Map to create a physical do not track sign for the entrance into public (and semi public) spaces.

At this ... Read More

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Basic Security-Enhancing Tool Kit In Progress

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We'll develop a tool kit for enhancing your operational security. What do we need?

To start, our tool kit will include (and you can install on your own computers):

  1. Basic encryption (GPG) for email--including key signing party!

  2. HTTPS Everywhere for your browser--explore what happens wh... Read More

The World's First Truly Open/Modular Privacy Policy (think Creative Commons, but for Privacy) In Progress

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We'd like to build a tool for websites, app developers, and media companies to build a modular privacy policy, similar to what Creative Commons has done.

The privacy policy will incorporate easy-to-understand contract language and clear graphics. By standardizing privacy policies, end users shou... Read More

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Darkcoin and Privacy Documentation In Progress

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As a peer-to-peer transaction, cryptocurrencies are inherently more private than any payment system that exists today, though the transactions themselves are public.

I'd like to draft a legal and technical guide to financial privacy, including what Know Your Customer laws apply to which cryptocur... Read More

Privacy Icons In Progress

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We've all been talking about iconified privacy policies for years now, let's work on building these tools.

Using existing icons (Mozilla, Disconnect KnowPrivacy, whichever), we can work on:

  • a browser extension to show icons / short-notices to the user when we can determine them (self-asserte... Read More

Pre-Hackathon Project: Creating Tools To Hack With In Progress

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This is a challenge to create a common consent legal map of consent laws by jurisdiction. Something that projects can use to hack with.

Project Lead: Mary Hodder (from Customer Commons)

If you are interested in how this map might help your hack project

Join the [#legalhack IRC](http:/... Read More

Trustbroker In Progress

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Outsourcing personal identifiable data operations in a secure-by-design environment.

Once personal data is transmitted, no matter what security measures are in place, it can be compromised. Further more, once transmitted, there are no means to guarantee undoing the operation. Personal data opera... Read More

Exposing Public Geolocation Data In Progress

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Lots of people post their location information in public. We hope to make a tool where you can enter you username and see how much you may be inadvertently oversharing and also show random examples from public feeds.... Read More

Privacy Shield Submitted

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Privacy Shield protects you from intrusions... Read More

Encrypted Volunteer sign up form In Progress

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Allow volunteers to sign up for events where the data is held encrypted at rest. Organizers can hold unencrypted data on their personal devices. Should offer protect from the third party doctrine for who signed up for an event.... Read More

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Cookie Jar Submitted

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Cookie Jar is a Google Chrome Extension. Cookie Jar keeps your cookies in a cloud server.

Enjoy ultimate security by keeping your cookies offsite.

Browse freely and keep your history available when not using Cookie Jar so you can have all the security of private browsing with all the benefits... Read More

Privacy Policies: Yesterday & Today In Progress

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We'd like to use the CSV file provided by Docracy to see what kinds of changes in privacy policies have occurred around the "permitted government disclosure" clauses, in light of Snowden etc.

We want to graze the changes and look for meaningful phenomena.... Read More

Playing with Tor Submitted

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I'm just going to mess around with Tor on EC2 ... Read More

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Terms of Service Helper Submitted

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Notifies users of new ToS revisions for selected websites since the last time the site was visited. Then the differences between the old and new ToS text are shown on a resulting webpage (highlighting the deleted text with red and the additions with green).

link to team repository: https://githu... Read More