Privacy Myth 3 - I’ve Got Nothing To Hide
22 sep. 2021 - Nothing is more pervasive than the “If you’ve got nothing to hide, then what do you have to fear?” myth. A common response is to list things that people do want to hide and have every reason to hide. But such a response actually falls into the trap that this argument cleverly sets up: it subscribes to the frame that privacy is about hiding bad things. As Daniel Solove puts it: “The problem, in short, is not with finding an answer to the question […]. The problem is in the very question itself.” So what, then, is the problem with the question itself?