The teams at Superbloom and Access Now are piloting a multi-stakeholder working group to combat Deceptive Design and need people power to move this forward! Join a growing network of individuals and organizations advancing Trusted Design.
Contact the team to get involved.
Help us mobilise for change
Shape a growing coalition
Join a growing coalition of diverse stakeholders promoting Trusted Design Norms and advocating for industry and policy reform. We are looking for:
- Coalition members to contribute to Trusted Design workstreams.
- People on the web, particularly from targeted vulnerable populations, who can drive legislation.
- Politicians, legislators, and regulators to develop locally responsive regulation.
- Subject matter experts, lawyers and consultants to assist with implementations across jurisdictions.
- Tech advocacy organizations to advocate for and promote the Trusted Design Norms.
- Companies including designers, developers, and financial decision-makers to champion Trusted Design.
- Investigative journalists and academics to highlight opportunities and impacts and incentivize private sector involvement.
- Funders to support national-level implementations.
Develop a crowdsourced reporting tool
We need your help to develop and mobilize a crowdsourced reporting tool to improve awareness and reporting of Deceptive Design. We are looking for:
- Researchers to help with refining landscape assessment of tools and conducting human-centered research.
- Designers and product teams to build the reporting tool or platform.
- Regulators and policy makers motivated to understand and respond to Deceptive Design practices.
- Community organizers and local elected officials to use the reporting tool at the grassroots level.
- Institutions positioned to serve as partners to the reporting tool.
- Journalists and advocates committed to using the tool to uncover, investigate, and report on instances of Deceptive Design.
Participate in a storytelling campaign
We need you to share your personal experiences of Deceptive Design to drive a global online storytelling campaign. We are looking for:
- People on the web who can share their stories.
- Community review board volunteers: regional representatives and communication professionals.
- Funders interested in public advocacy and culture shift campaigns.
- Journalists and advocates to spread awareness and promote stories .
Help us build new norms
Mobilise and evolve the Trusted Design Norms
We need you to help drive adoption of our Trusted Design Norms, a new framework guiding industry and policymakers towards rights-respecting design. We are looking for:
- Coalition members responsible for creating a structure and process for evolving the Trusted Design Norms.
- Contributors to the Trusted Design Norms, including digital rights activists, regulators, designers and educators.
- Open innovation experts to advise on the governance model for evolving the Trusted Design Norms.
- Regulation experts in data privacy, consumer protection, and disinformation to ensure that the Trusted Design Norms are compatible with adjacent frameworks.
- Funders, regulators, and members of the design and business communities to adopt and disseminate the Trusted Design Norms.
- Industry partners including companies that are trailblazing in Trusted Design as well as other civil society organizations dedicated to related issues.
- Legislators, elected officials, and regulators to craft jurisdictional policy to tackle Deceptive Design.
Develop tools for evaluation and accreditation
We need you to help develop tools and frameworks for evaluating and accrediting adherence to the Trusted Design Norms. We are looking for:
- Third party assessors, auditors, or regulators to evaluate companies on their performance in Trusted Design.
- Technology companies to adopt the framework to guide internal processes and product development.
- Regulators working outside Deceptive/Trusted Design to help integrate Trusted Design standards and metrics into existing frameworks.
- Researchers to continue assessing existing frameworks to identify success factors and ways to evolve and adapt the Trusted Design Norms.
How can I avoid Deceptive Design in my work?
Designers, product managers, and other industry professionals can make a huge difference by making simple changes to the way they work. Together, we can create an online world that respects human rights and builds trust. Our practical recommendations and tips will help you get started.