You are not your data but your data is still you

Regardless of the types of information it encompasses, privacy is about controlling which pools of data are protected, writes tech anthropologist Tricia Wang.

If the operative word for privacy is ‘control’, then personhood is all about agency. Personhood is the agency to determine one’s own life decisions and outcomes. Personhood is tied to the qualities that make us people. It’s about making decisions about everything: our careers, personal lives, homes, and relationships. It’s about having the freedom to determine where we live, who we live with, and how we live. It’s about self-determination. […]

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