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Privacy... is an experience which is performed and therefore does not pre-exist in particular designated spaces. Privacy, then, is dependent on context and intimacy; it is negotiated between the people who participate in a communication process.

opendemocracy.net/en/whose-dat

This is as true of privacy as it is of politics, or any other subject. Always try and understand the other side.

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First you don’t hear other views. Then you can’t trust them. Your personal information network entraps you just like a cult

aeon.co/essays/why-its-as-hard

A historian believes he has discovered iron laws that predict the rise and fall of societies. He has bad news.

theatlantic.com/magazine/archi

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"Getting people to value privacy is like trying to get somebody raised on Burger King to value their heath. They won't know how important it is until they have that first stroke."

Possibly the best thing to come out of :privacytools.io

On the off chance that anyone lives in Gibraltar, please purchase the google.gi domain.

We overshare information; information that can be used by commercial companies, by political parties and by governments. Carissa Véliz is a philosopher at Oxford University and author of Privacy is Power. She argues that the harvesting of data is undermining liberal democracy.

philosophy247.org/podcasts/the

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This is enormously courageous, and you should take a second to read it. t.co/ltrtfAaRhH

Quick reminder that the Brexit deal that Britian has spent the past 4 years arguing about mentions Netscape browser and Mozilla Mail.

bbc.co.uk/news/technology-5547

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