Tag Archives: Louis Brandeis

Why You Hate Privacy

You’re lazy. Sorry, but it’s true. But you’re not alone.  We’re all lazy. We have consciously – or unconsciously – decided that convenience trumps privacy.  We opt in to social networks without reading the terms.  We let algorithms read our email.  We allow search engine companies to save and archive our searches.  We reveal all […]

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You Can’t Reclaim Privacy

“Privacy is the right to be alone–the most comprehensive of rights, and the right most valued by civilized man.” – U.S. Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis Brandeis, who died in 1941, would likely be aghast at the concept of Facebook. The idea that people would willingly share so much of their private lives with […]

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