Some very good points in this article about how unfair it is to push privacy solely as a personal choice. "This very neoliberal notion of personal agency ... being asked to resist ... only punishes those of us struggling to preserve our privacy".

It's something I've wondered about a lot, about what the ideal way is to combat surveillance capitalism. The EU's GDPR has done the world a great good, but, as the article points out, regulation can only go so far.

My initial reaction is to say that the problem is the profitability of personal data. If (accidental) data leaks are met with profoundly high fines, I think eventually you would reach a point where personal data is just too high a liability to keep. Fines have a similar problem to regulations, though, which is jurisdiction....

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