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Privacy is a myth. Wanna one?

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Too many of my friends recently in light of the latest privacy scandal have asked my opinion/view on the matter, so I figured to share my take on it. To make sure that we’re on the same wavelength let’s agree that : mishaps with security and/or privacy happen on regular industry cycles for paid and free serviceswhen the masses notice an issue with those services the problem has been going for a whilea tipping point occurs either through a whistleblower or other forms of leaking. Rarely proactively and publicly mea culpa by the provider A very narrow set of people reads the terms of services or pays attention to those trick full ways of gathering consentAlmost all consent requests from paper to electronics are so big and complex that it is not possible to engage in a service without legal support or a large investment of time For the sake of simplicity, I will be focusing on privacy only even if a ton of overlap exists for the security world. The awful truth Let’s address the storm of …