Respecting Participants In Privacy-Related User Studies

Ame Elliott

This presentation makes two contributions to emerging topics in Privacy Enhancing Technologies. First, it shares results from a mobile messaging user study describe how social, economic, and technical systems shape priorities for secure communication by low-income people of color in New York City. Second, it discusses how the human-centered design methods used in this study can be extended to help other software development teams ethically conduct user research.