Why You Can No Longer Get Lost in the Crowd

Written by Woodrow Hartzog and Evan Selinger on New York Times.

“Obscurity bridges this privacy gap with the idea that the parts of our lives that are hard or unlikely to be found or understood are relatively safe. It is a combination of the privacy you have in public and the privacy you have in groups. Obscurity is a barrier that can shield you from government, corporate and social snoops. And until lawmakers, corporate leaders and citizens embrace obscurity and move to protect it, your freedom and opportunities to flourish will be in jeopardy.”

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Tagged with: obscurity, privacy, right to be forgotten.