Argumentative Essay On Internet Privacy

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INTERNET PRIVACY When we say Internet maybe in our mind it’s about our social media right? But what does it mean when we say Internet Privacy? Internet Privacy, it involves the right or mandate of personal “Privacy” concerning the storing, repurposing, provision to third parties, and displaying of information pertaining to oneself via of the “Internet”. It is also a subset of “Data Privacy”. Privacy concerns have been articulated from the beginnings of large scale computer sharing. The Internet Privacy also has a risk because there are many ways in which people can divulge their personal information, for instance by use of “Social Media” and by sending bank and credit card information to various websites. Moreover, directly observed…show more content…
Device fingerprinting uses data from the device and browser sessions to determine the risk of conducting business with the person using device. It is difficult to surf the web without being tracked by device fingerprinting today. However, for people who do not want device fingerprinting, there are ways to attempt to block fingerprinting. The only ways to stop device fingerprinting cause web browsing to be very slow and websites to display information incorrectly. Trying to avoid device fingerprinting is mostly just impractical and…show more content…
Users have a tendency to skim internet privacy policies information regarding the distribution of personal information only, and the more legalistic the policies appear, the less likely users are to even read the information. Furthermore, if the user has already done business with a company, or is previously familiar with a product, they have a tendency to not read privacy policies that the company has posted. As internet companies become more established, their policies may change, but their clients will be less likely to inform themselves of the
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