You take the good, you take the bad, you take them both and there you have the facts of digital privacy.

The movement to defend individual privacy and individual data didn’t just happen. It was birthed from misuse, a poor explanation of the value proposition and, frankly, scary rumors.

According to an October WhistleOut study, 80 percent of Americans believe that tech giants are listening to their conversations. The other 20 just haven’t read the things I have. Then there are the data breaches, thefts, scandals and government officials speaking to things they don’t fully understand.

The Facts of Digital Privacy