The Internet hasn’t killed privacy – but it has changed it forever

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The Internet hasn't killed privacy – but it has changed it forever

Jose Such, Lancaster University

When people say “privacy is dead”, it’s usually for one of two reasons. Either they truly believe that privacy is irrelevant or unachievable in today’s hyper-connected world or, more often, that not enough is being done to protect privacy when huge amounts of personal information are being posted online. Although I agree more could be done to protect privacy online, I believe that privacy is not dead, it’s just changing forms.

While it’s true that we’re sharing more information o

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