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Commentary: How political leanings skew privacy views

Having an opinion on government surveillance that changes depending on the party in power “will only serve to increase the privacy-infringing powers of current and future governments,” argue researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Software Systems and the University of Maryland. Fears about “what the opposing party might do with our data is driving us to change our opinions, which doesn’t make sense given the structure of the government,” the researchers write.

Full Story: Scientific American (6/3) 

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