Users are asked to set their permissions before they access or install a service. For example, when installing a messaging app the user might be asked to give access to their media files, their contacts or wifi connection information.
- Preferences are set before using the service, allowing full functionality straight away
- In some cases, users won’t have enough information to make the decision. In this case might be useful to use Just-In-Time Consent
When adding a Mobile Device Management (MDM) Profile in macOS the permissions necessary for performing remote management are presented up-front. Setting permissions up-front makes sense in this case as it’s not possible to seek consent when trying to remotely wipe a laptop which is lost or stolen.
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