Friday, June 14, 2019

Most Privacy Policies Are Incomprehensible

The New York Times says that they went through 150 privacy policies and  they were an incomprehensible disaster.

In the background here are several privacy policies from major tech and media platforms. Like most privacy policies, they’re verbose and full of legal jargon — and opaquely establish companies’ justifications for collecting and selling your data. The data market has become the engine of the internet, and these privacy policies we agree to but don't fully understand help fuel it.