I couldn’t possibly agree more, Enrique. The problem is that the vast majority of people are utterly ignorant of the problems arising from uncontrolled sale of personal data and thus believe it’s not a problem. Indeed, the average consumer is delighted to spent their own money installing surveillance devices in their home. This alone shows how little grasp of privacy issues the typical person has and how complacent we are.

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