Are You Giving Up on Online Privacy?

Facebook’s privacy setting page. Photo by: Diaan Mynhardt

Privacy cynicism: Faced with a never-ending deluge of threats, online users are simply giving up on privacy.

An international group of researchers led by Dr Christian Hoffmann, Professor of Communication Management at the University of Leipzig, Germany, has explained the perplexing divide between internet users’ consistently high privacy concerns, and reliably low privacy protection behaviour. Continue reading “Are You Giving Up on Online Privacy?”