What is considered ‘private’ is constantly changing, and varies by culture and even within social groups. And it’s certainly true that social media has changed our perception of what is private information
. But there is still general acknowledgement that some information should always be considered sensitive and personal, and that no security agencies, governments or corporations should have unbridled access to that data. So how do you reconcile the convenience that can be derived from systematic sharing of personal data, with the maintenance of personal privacy?
In an era where inclusion
are so valued, it’s ironic (and depressing) that the systems we deploy for productivity may be compromising these values. It may be as science fiction author, David Brin, once said - the issue of the information age is not privacy of information
, but equity of exposure