Guidelines for Human Rights Protocol Considerations
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Human Rights Protocol Considerations Research GroupN. ten Oever (editor)
Internet-Draft                                                ARTICLE 19
Intended status: Informational                         November 12, 2017
Expires: May 16, 2018

          Guidelines for Human Rights Protocol Considerations
                   draft-tenoever-hrpc-guidelines-00

Abstract

   This document proposes guidelines for human rights considerations,
   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  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
   2.  Vocabulary used . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
   3.  Model for developing human rights protocol considerations . .   2
     3.1.  Human rights threats  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     3.2.  Guidelines for human rights considerations  . . . . . . .   4
       3.2.1.  Connectivity  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
       3.2.2.  Privacy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
       3.2.3.  Content agnosticism . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
       3.2.4.  Security  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
       3.2.5.  Internationalization  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
       3.2.6.  Censorship resistance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
       3.2.7.  Open Standards  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
       3.2.8.  Heterogeneity Support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
       3.2.9.  Anonymity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
       3.2.10. Pseudonymity  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
       3.2.11. Accessibility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
       3.2.12. Localization  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
       3.2.13. Decentralization  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
       3.2.14. Reliability . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
       3.2.15. Confidentiality . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
       3.2.16. Integrity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
       3.2.17. Authenticity  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
       3.2.18. Adaptability  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
       3.2.19. Outcome Transparency  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  20
       3.2.20. Anonymity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  20
   4.  Document Status . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  20
   5.  Acknowledgements  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  21
   6.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  21
   7.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  21
   8.  Research Group Information  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  21
   9.  References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  21
     9.1.  Informative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  21
     9.2.  URIs  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  26
   Author's Address  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  26

1.  Introduction

2.  Vocabulary used

3.  Model for developing human rights protocol considerations

   This section outlines a set of human rights protocol considerations
   for protocol developers.  It provides questions engineers should ask
   themselves when developing or improving protocols if they want to
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