[ux] ACM LIMITS '17: "Limits to Internet Freedoms" mentions Tor
david at bamsoftware.com
Mon Aug 21 23:40:33 UTC 2017
This paper is based on interviews with 100+ people in Zambia, Turkey,
and Mongolia over a couple of years. It briefly mentions Tor and Orbot
in a section on the limitations of existing tools for Internet freedom
(3.2 and 3.6).
"Limits to Internet Freedoms"
Michael Nekrasov, Lisa Parks, Elizabeth Belding
In our research, we found that many technically proficient
users knew about Tor, but that new users found the concept
confusing and suffered language barriers when attempting to
install and use it themselves.
When discussing security in Turkey, we attempted to introduce
users to Tor. We found that Orbot, an Android application for
Tor, was not available in Turkish. This was a barrier to usage
as all instructions and user interfaces required explanation
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