On Privacy

The Facebook hearings. 🤦

We want social networks with better privacy! OK, but what do we mean by that? At the Facebook hearings, neither side seemed to know. And we need to know what privacy is about for people, in general, to know what’s wrong with Facebook or how to fix it.

Zuckerberg and the politicians—they imagine privacy as if it were a software feature. In particular, they imagine a system has…

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