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? I don't have anything to hide.

> Over the last 16 months, as I've debated this issue around the world, every single time somebody has said to me, "I don't really worry about invasions of privacy because I don't have anything to hide." I always say the same thing to them. I get out a pen, I write down my email address. I say, "Here's my email address. What I want you to do when you get home is email me the passwords to all of your email accounts, not just the nice, respectable work one in your name, but all of them, because I want to be able to just troll through what it is you're doing online, read what I want to read and publish whatever I find interesting. After all, if you're not a bad person, if you're doing nothing wrong, you should have nothing to hide." Not a single person has taken me up on that offer.

-- Glenn Greenwald in Why privacy matters - TED Talk

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It's fascinating how people assume privacy refers to legal/illegal actions, not about embarrassing or sensitive actions. I'd ask them to send me their medical history and baby photos.
@uranther The reason it didn't work is the person didn't offer anything in return for all the passwords. Like a participation badge.
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hackers.town

A bunch of technomancers in the fediverse. Keep it fairly clean please. This arcology is for all who wash up upon it's digital shore.