Led by researcher Stephanie Nguyen, the Dark Patterns Tip Line allows participants to upload a screenshot and description of a deceptive design they encountered online, along with information about how they were harmed.View Initiative
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Free Food enables restaurants to effortlessly self-organize as a geosearchable marketplace. Using the Free Food protocol, a hungry person can search for nearby restaurants, browse menus, and place an order with one click — without paying fees to a centralized middleman, transacting directly with small businesses.View Initiative
Some of the most intimate aspects of our lives unfold through devices and online services. It is easy to feel overwhelmed by the challenge of staying safe online. Many popular digital security guides fall short because they are not regularly updated or provide recommendations that may not be useful to everyone. That’s where CR’s Security Planner comes in.View Initiative
CR led the development of the Digital Standard, a framework to evaluate how technologies respect consumers' interests. The Digital Standard was built openly and strives to represent the expert consensus of consumer protection organizations and public interest technology researchers. It is now used by a wide range of organizations and product teams to enable comparative evaluations of connected products and services.View Initiative
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