Believe At Your Own Risk: A New Attack on Privacy

  • March 5, 2020
Believe At Your Own Risk: A New Attack on Privacy

When was the last time you read a company’s privacy policy before checking the “I agree” box and signing up for its online service?

You wouldn’t be the first to skip right past it, or the last. Only 13 percent of people say they always read the terms of service before agreeing to them, according to an Axios-SurveyMonkey poll. But blindly agreeing to social media’s policies may have you forfeiting more than your right for a company to sell your data. It may mean your online content could legally be turned into deepfake pornography and sold.

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