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[Privacy paradox] although people say they care very much about privacy, they behave as if they did not

[Privacy paradox] although people say they care very much about privacy, they behave as if they did not [Privacy paradox] although people say they care very much about privacy, they behave as if they did not
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The so-called privacy paradox is that, although people say they care very much about privacy, they behave as if they did not. People allegedly express worries about their privacy and state that they are committed to its protection, while blithely using frequent shopper cards that collect data about their purchases, communicating intimate details of their lives on social media sites such as Facebook, clicking "I agree" to un-protective privacy policies without even reading them, and searching the Internet for highly sensitive forms of information without set-ting controls to restrict capture of their browsing history. If you say that you care a lot about privacy, but then can't remember what your social media privacy settings are, you might be an illustration of the privacy paradox.

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