3 things you don't wanna know about your personal information
When I spoke about the survey with Tom Lenard, vice-president of research for the Progress and Freedom Foundation, an industry sponsored "market oriented think tank," he cited the survey's numbers as evidence that for most consumers, privacy was is a non-issue. And because Lenard believes that industries' new uses of personal information are actually good for consumers ("They get more targeted marketing pitches"), he sees no reason to make it an issue now. What the consumers don't know, he argues, won't hurt them.
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