Guidelines for Human Rights Protocol and Architecture Considerations
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Human Rights Protocol Considerations Research Group   G. Grover (editor)
Internet-Draft                           Centre for Internet and Society
Updates: 8280 (if approved)                        N. ten Oever (editor)
Intended status: Informational                   University of Amsterdam
Expires: September 10, 2020                               March 09, 2020

  Guidelines for Human Rights Protocol and Architecture Considerations
                     draft-irtf-hrpc-guidelines-04

Abstract

   This document sets guidelines for human rights considerations in
   networking protocols, similar to the work done on the guidelines for
   privacy considerations [RFC6973].  This is an updated version of the
   guidelines for human rights considerations in [RFC8280].

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   2.  Vocabulary used . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   3.  Guidelines for developing human rights protocol
       considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     3.1.  Human rights threats  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     3.2.  Conducting human rights reviews . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
       3.2.1.  Analyzing drafts based on guidelines for human rights
               considerations model  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
       3.2.2.  Analyzing drafts based on their perceived or
               speculated impact . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
       3.2.3.  Expert interviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
       3.2.4.  Interviews with impacted persons and communities  . .   6
       3.2.5.  Tracing impacts of implementations  . . . . . . . . .   6
     3.3.  Guidelines for human rights considerations  . . . . . . .   6
       3.3.1.  Connectivity  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
       3.3.2.  Privacy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
       3.3.3.  Content agnosticism . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
       3.3.4.  Security  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
       3.3.5.  Internationalization  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
       3.3.6.  Censorship resistance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
       3.3.7.  Open Standards  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
       3.3.8.  Heterogeneity Support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
       3.3.9.  Pseudonymity  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
       3.3.10. Accessibility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
       3.3.11. Localization  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
       3.3.12. Decentralization  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
       3.3.13. Reliability . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
       3.3.14. Confidentiality . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
       3.3.15. Integrity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
       3.3.16. Authenticity  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
       3.3.17. Adaptability  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  20
       3.3.18. Outcome Transparency  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  21
       3.3.19. Anonymity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  21
       3.3.20. Misc. considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  22
   4.  Document Status . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  23
   5.  Acknowledgements  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  23
   6.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  23
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