The Convenience-Surveillance Tradeoff

The Convenience Surveillance Tradeoff

Source: Adrienne LaFrance
Affiliation: The Atlantic

In this article, Adrienne LaFrance discusses how Americans view the tradeoffs between privacy and surveillance based on a recent. Pew study. She notes that while many Americans find data surveillance creepy, they also don't mind giving up their personal data in exchange for free services like Gmail and Facebook. LaFrance also discusses the ways in which people think about privacy tradeoffs according to the study.

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