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*.

@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.


@polychrome we see a camera and we know what it is. We have felt remote sensing thru movies and announcements over a radio, or PA systems in train stations. TV and film are something we have to have learned how to feel because it's experience is something we can relate to and imagine. Most of this stuff is used for entertainment of our senses.

We don't have that for data. Maybe the closest experience analogy is someone reading your private journal.

Might take long time without it.

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