17. Privacy: The machine will “learn” about me? No thanks.

Technology legal agreements. They pain us so much that when we see them, we often look the other way. We ignore them though they’re in our direct line of sight, and turn a shoulder when they’re front and center. When directly asked to confirm that we read them, we lie.

I have understood . . .Check!

I have read . . .Continue!

I will obey . . .Submit!

In fact, you’ve probably already spent more time reading this chapter than you ever have spent reading a technology legal agreement because doing so is digital torture.

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