‘We Read 150 Privacy Policies. They Were an Incomprehensible Disaster.’

“In the background here are several privacy policies from major tech and media platforms. Like most privacy policies, they’re verbose and full of legal jargon — and opaquely establish companies’ justifications for collecting and selling your data. The data market has become the engine of the internet, and these privacy policies we agree to but don’t fully understand help fuel it …” (more)

[Kevin Litman-Navarro, New York Times, 14 June]

First posted 2019-06-15 06:46:29

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