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Of course. But not every service needs the same amount of personal data like a bank account. Just think of all the apps that want access to your contacts, often for no particular reason.

Obviously, if fewer services collect data, the overall chance of lots of data being leaked goes down.




> Of course. But not every service needs the same amount of personal data like a bank account. Just think of all the apps that want access to your contacts, often for no particular reason.

I'm not arguing whether data can be collected with wrong intends.

I'm arguing that the fact that it can be leaked isn't an argument in itself because everything can be leaked.


The person you’re replying to was quoting you saying no data collection should be done.

Now you’re saying banks have to collect data and saying other things.

So you do agree data does have to be collected at some level?


Yes I do agree. But not on the scale it is collected right now.

Please also note that I basically repeated what Snowden said in the video.




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