Carnegie Mellon University
Most consumers are sensitive to privacy issues when conducting business online. Protecting information by enforcing security and privacy practices internally is a way for organizations to increase business by building trust with such consumers. They can express their privacy practices as policies in a human readable format to help consumers make informed decisions. Many privacy languages are available for representing policies, but they tend to use formats convenient to their implementations, and there is no single framework or metric to analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of these languages.