The Opt Out: 10 rules for better internet etiquette

Thursday, May 25, 2023 - 08:12 in Psychology & Sociology

If only good vs. bad were always this clear. Laura Pusateri for Popular Science THE INTERNET is vast, and we all have our own ideas about how we want to interact with it: Some livestream their every move, while others keep their daily activities to themselves. This would be perfectly fine if we all lived on our own isolated virtual islands, but we most definitely don’t. When we share something about ourselves online, we’re also revealing details about those around us—just ask the victims of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, or the incredibly private people who’ve had their real identities revealed by TikTok sleuths. It’s beyond time we started looking at online privacy not as a personal decision, but as a collective issue. To keep this conversation going, the Opt Out has created a...

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