Families often share devices (computers, TVs, music players) and sometimes access to online services (e.g. Netflix). However, we have found through several studies that current access control options, particularly those used for devices, do not well support the sharing common among family members. I describe findings from our studies, some initial approaches to developing family friendly access control options, and argue that it would be valuable to rethink access control for devices and services with families in mind
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