[ux] ACM LIMITS '17: "Limits to Internet Freedoms" mentions Tor
Linda Naeun Lee
linda at torproject.org
Tue Aug 22 14:56:08 UTC 2017
Thanks for the report! It's important to remind ourselves that
internationalization is important to adoption.
Linda N. Lee
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On Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 6:40 PM, David Fifield <david at bamsoftware.com>
> 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
> and translation.
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