Privacy statements too complex: Microsoft

Microsoft security strategist Scott Charney has urged organisations to dump verbose privacy documents, saying they only confuse users.

Charney said users were “overloaded” with information in lengthy privacy documents and could not be reasonably expected to trawl through dozens of pages.

“Even if you had the knowledge to read it through, you’d never finish,” Charney said. “There’s a lot of debate on notice and choice, but now users get so many privacy statements they don’t know what to do with them.”

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