Principles of Good Website Design

Principle Zero: Darknet Access

A website should ideally have a way to
be acessed via Tor, I2P, LokiNet, NameCoin,
Anonet, or anything else with the same idea.

Principle One: Simple Design

A website should ideally be devoid
of all JavaScript. Websites that do have
JavaScript should be fully functional
without it. A website should never
obfuscate its JavaScript. A Website
should also be easily navigatable.

Principle Two: No reCaptcha

If a website does use spam protection,
it shouldn't be intrusive to the web
user. Examples of nonintrusive spam
protection would be hidden form elements
or static questions.

Principle Three: No Cloudflare

The ideal website should not use
any MITM-style DDOS protection.
If a site does use DDOS protection,
the DDOS protection should be
nonintrusive.

Principle Four: Reasonable ToS

The Terms of Service of an ideal
website should be clear and concise.
The summarization of such Terms of Service
should be something along the lines of
"Don't do anything illegal."

Principle Five: Reasonable Privacy Policy

The Privacy of an ideal
website should also be clear and concise.
The summarization of such Privacy Policy
should be something along the lines of
"We encrypt everything and don't read it.
Nothing is logged except during technical
issues or maintenance, in which case
it is purged after 24h."

Principle Six: No Analytics

The ideal website should never use
Google Analytics, Matomo, or anything
of the sort. The ideal website should
never connect to malicious domains
such as google, amazon, or facebook.


A shout-out to Metheperson for the help!


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