Online privacy is no longer a fringe concern. From national politicians using private servers for government business to major hacks exposing people’s social security numbers to the fear that social media platforms are listening through our phone’s mic, it seems like we have a new international news story about internet privacy violations every week.
One reason is that people believe online privacy is more of a hassle than it’s worth. And, unfortunately, that’s not entirely unfounded. Most of us have so many profiles and so many accounts online that setting up protections for everything can feel like a Sisyphean task. For the average online denizen, convenience comes before privacy.
Link: Privacy vs Secrecy and Your Right to Both