Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Privacy As a Luxury

"The more we learn about how our data is being harnessed — and how it may be exploited in the future — the more likely we are to re-evaluate the true cost of these supposedly free services. And some of us will start trying to buy our way out of the trade-your-data-for-services economy.
But, as I have learned, it isn’t cheap or convenient to start buying privacy. I spend annoying amounts of time updating software or trying to resolve technical difficulties when my different privacy-protecting services conflict with one another."

Has Privacy Become a Luxury Good

 See my other posts:

Internet Privacy is Dead!

Thanks to Julia Angwin senior reporter at ProPublica
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