[messaging] security notifications

Tony Arcieri bascule at gmail.com
Mon Apr 11 13:34:14 PDT 2016

On Fri, Apr 8, 2016 at 4:02 PM, Jeff Burdges <burdges at gnunet.org> wrote:

> Anyways, I like this principle that, if you must compromise on security
> notifications, then even an innocuous notification is better than no
> notification

The main counterargument is alert fatigue: if you bombard a user with too
many alerts, alerts that aren't actionable, spurious alerts, or alerts that
are generally low signal they will simply be clicked through/ignored.

Tony Arcieri
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