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Jeremy Cherfas

The New Wilderness (Idle Words)

The large tech companies point to our willing use of their services as proof that people don’t really care about their privacy. But this is like arguing that inmates are happy to be in jail because they use the prison library.

Clever! Maybe not entirely true, but clever.

Telling people that they own their data, and should decide what to do with it, is just another way of disempowering them.