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How Much Is Your Privacy Really Worth?

No one knows. And it might be time to stop asking.

Illustration: Timo Lenzen

For big tech platforms, this was the year when violating users’ privacy got expensive. But did it get expensive enough?

In July, Facebook agreed to pay $5 billion to settle charges that it had misled hundreds of millions of users about their data privacy. That same week, credit reporting…

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