Just Don’t Call It Privacy

“In other words, asking companies whose business models revolve around exploiting data-based consumer-influence techniques to explain their privacy policies seems about as useful as asking sharks to hold forth on veganism.

“Congress should not be examining privacy policies,” Marc Rotenberg, the executive director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center, a prominent digital rights nonprofit, told me last week. “They should be examining business practices. They should be examining how these firms collect and use the personal data of customers, of internet users.””

Just Don’t Call It Privacy
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/22/sunday-review/privacy-hearing-amazon-google.html
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