Google Glass was an interesting case because it showed us people do care about privacy, but only when they feel it's violated.

They will give endless data on themselves and others including photos, video and location but they will outrage the moment they feel privacy is actually at risk - because someone has a camera on their face instead of their hands.

Facebook is actually very clever to obtain all this data without triggering this sensation for the average person.

People know.. but they do not *feel*.


@polychrome so it's not so much that people don't care about privacy as it's about people don't have a sense of their data in a context they can understand.

We intuitively feel the violation when it comes to cameras, or microphones, but this abstract notion of privacy invading data collection is harder to grasp.

if we're going to build up people's resistance to such things we have to make it relatable to the way it's currently being experienced.

@ultimape we're still in the very beginning of the information age. It may take a couple of generations until the penny drops about what information is and how exposing it may not be the best idea.

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