Susan Orleans on Dropbox and Privacy

“On one hand, I understand that information is power, and power is, well, power, so keeping your private information to yourself is essential—especially if you are a controversial figure, a celebrity, or a dissident. But what about the rest of us? To be honest, sometimes I am surprised by how little I mind having my behavior monitored.”

Susan Orleans is pretty much spot on when it comes to privacy and the recent issues with Dropbox. I, too, am surprised by how little I care about my privacy. I might as well be hanging out on the Internet with my social security number tattoo’d on my chest and my man junk dangling out the window.

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