15-508 / 17-801 / 19-608 / 95-818: Privacy Policy, Law, and Technology

Homework 6 - due October 12, 2005

Reading Assignment:
- Cranor 11, 13
- [Optional: User Interfaces for Privacy Agents (Cranor, Guduru, and Arjula)]

1. Write a short summary of each chapter and article in the reading assignment (2-5 sentences each). After each summary (in a separate paragraph) provide a "highlight" for that chapter. This can be something new you learned that you found particularly interesting, a point you would like to discuss further in class, a question the chapter did not fully answer, something you found confusing, a point you disagree with, or anything else you found noteworthy. [20 points]

2. [40 points] In homework 3, you each picked an industry or type of web site and read three privacy policies. Some of the sites you picked were P3P-enabled but some were not. Go back to the three sites whose privacy policies you looked at and do the following:

3. Do part 2 of the privacy policy project. [40 points]