Rating the IoT: How Do We Test Consumer Privacy?

Rating the IoT: How Do We Test Consumer Privacy?


Rebecca Mackinnon

New America Foundation

Casey Oppenheim


Maria Rerecich

Consumer Reports

Sarah Zatko

Cyber ITL

How does a consumer testing organization include privacy, security, and data practices in its testing protocols? How are tests designed that generate meaningful and reportable evidence? How can an open, shared testing framework build a distributed community of practice? Consumer Reports and partners from CyberITL, Disconnect.me, and the Ranking Digital Rights project of the Open Technology Institute offer a look inside a new project to establish, apply, and refine the start of a testing standard for consumer software and connected devices.

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Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Level: Intermediate