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> Why do we continue to trade convenience for privacy?

I think there's a big misconception about privacy rights in America. I think a lot of people believe the government is actually allowed to collect otherwise private information, and that it's important they do so. I think this causes people to become complicit in giving away their information because they don't feel they have any choice, which allows people to become willfully ignorant, which makes it easy for the private sector to do the same.

Tldr, the government is setting a precedent where we shouldn't care about our privacy.

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