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The New York Times | 04.25.19

The Devastating Consequences of Being Poor in the Digital Age

Mary Madden

In this op-ed for The New York Times, Data & Society Research Lead Mary Madden argues that there is no “one size fits all” solution to privacy concerns in the digital age.

“When those who influence policy and technology design have a lower perception of privacy risk themselves, it contributes to a lack of investment in the kind of safeguards and protections that vulnerable communities both want and urgently need.”

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