This is why.

There are two sets of reasons to care about your privacy even if you’ve got nothing to hide: ideological reasons and practical reasons.

  1. Your privacy is a right you haven’t always had.

Just like the right to interracial marriage, the right to divorce, female labor, the freedom of speech, and so many others, we didn’t always have the right to privacy. In several dictatorships around the world, they still don’t. Generations before ours fought for our right to privacy. Not caring about it shows little knowledge about history and the importance of it.

2. Privacy is a human right.


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Fábio Esteves

I’m a mechanical engineer passionate for comedy, fitness, tech, and minimalism. These posts are my view on the world around me.

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