In Defense of Privacy

More and more, our privacy is being eroded, Big Tech is utilizing the tools we use to communicate, shop, and live our lives to spy on us and sell ads and our personal information; they will do the bidding of governments around the world to expand their reach. Those who would stand up to this invasion have embraced technology such as VPNs, browsers with built-in privacy features, encryption, and cryptocurrency to maintain a semblance of anonymity and privacy online. Recently, an opinion piece in The New York Times, “Why We Should Stop Fetishizing Privacy”, caught my attention. The author, Heidi Messer, made the case that wanting privacy … Continue reading In Defense of Privacy