Six Ways People React To Privacy Issues On The Internet

Six Ways People React To Privacy Issues On The Internet

We've all learned by now to be at least a little more careful with what information we're putting out on the Internet and where. But that doesn't mean we all share the same opinions on how we feel about the definition of that privacy growing looser.

xkcd presents those opinions succinctly, smartly, funnily in this 6-panel comic. Which are you?

Six Ways People React To Privacy Issues On The Internet

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    I don't really understand people who say "It's about principle, and trust!" If you don't have something to hide, it shouldn't bother you, and anyone who says otherwise either is suspect, or has their priorities out of whack.

      going by this logic the govt must be very suspect or have their priorities out of whack considering they tried to hide the fact this NSA data gathering was taking plac and are furious it has been leaked.

      That is the dumbest thing I ever did hear. Even animals become dysfunctional without privacy.

      Okay then, lets talk at incredible length about everything about you and your life and then we'll stop as soon as there's anything that you would prefer me not to know. While were at it I'll periodically pretend to be different people from different parts of the community/society as well as different periods in your life. No lying aloud, no withholding allowed. After all you have nothing to hide, but there's always something.

    this week's south park covered this issue. not the greatest episode but had some good laughs. and is quite clever in parts

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