I’m Not an International Drug Dealer

So Why Do I Need Privacy?

Meltem Demirors
Apr 15, 2019 · 12 min read
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An overview of Jeremy Bentham’s concept for a panopticon — or the optimal prison design to inspire fear

A Brief Foray into Dystopian Fiction

The Politics of Privacy

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Yes, this is a grossly simplistic view. Yes, path dependence is still a contested area of study.
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If we do not value our privacy today, and do not put into place mechanisms to protect, preserve, and enhance our privacy using technology, then we create the conditions for a future where our privacy has no value, and cannot be protected, preserved, or enhanced.

A Quick Detour to Cypherpunks

Privacy Today is an Illusion

Girls Just Wanna Have Privacy

Cryptocurrencies and Privacy

Some Starting Resources

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