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    NPR/WBUR: The high cost of keeping your personal information personal.

    OnPoint with Tom Ashbrook discusses the issue of online privacy and the cost of protecting your personal information.

    For most people, every five minute stroll on the web, the Internet, is a five-minute undressing. Websites snatching, saving, selling information on every click you make, every bit of personal data they can grab.

    Web companies say it’s in the interest of consumer convenience and personalization. Privacy advocates say it’s out of control.

    Back in the day, we presumed privacy until we saw in “invaded”. Today, many people presume a kind of nakedness on the web. These days you can have to pay to buy your own privacy back.

    Listen to the full discussion.

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