Kevin Litman-Navarro hat die Datenschutzbestimmungen von 150 Websites durchgelesen
und sprang danach aus dem Fenster, hat ihre Länge notiert und ihre die Komplexität der Sprache mit einem Bildungstool gemessen. Das Ergebnis ist eine schicke Visualisierung der Verständlichkeit von Juristengeblubber der bekanntesten Websites. –>
The data market has become the engine of the internet, and these privacy policies we agree to but don’t fully understand help fuel it.
Then I tested how easy it was to understand each policy using the Lexile test developed by the education company Metametrics. The test measures a text’s complexity based on factors like sentence length and the difficulty of vocabulary.
To be successful in college, people need to understand texts with a score of 1300. People in the professions, like doctors and lawyers, should be able to understand materials with scores of 1440, while ninth graders should understand texts that score above 1050 to be on track for college or a career by the time they graduate. Many privacy policies exceed these standards.