Protip: no organisation that actually values your privacy will have a popup that says “we value your privacy” on their web site.
@aral Yeah funny how hospitals don't tend to have big signs saying "We try not to kill people."
@daedalus @aral we are better at using weasel words than the geeks, it seems.
@aral Yeah, that sentence is always followed by some practical equivalent to "but".
we value your privacywhich is why we monetize it
@garbados @aral we will keep your private things safe, just leave them here, where we will watch them, all of us, and all our friends, for your safety!
@garbados @aral we value your privacy.that's why you should give it to us. it's best if we take care of it.
@daniel_bohrerTrain a Bullshit to English translation bot. Make it available as a browser plugin. Don't collect anonymous user data, just watch consciousness rise@garbados @aral
@garbados @aral we value your privacy at approximately $800 per head
@aral but but
i am valued customer
@aral Oh, they *do* value it. By the megabyte.
@aral This brings me to something I've been saying for years:
If you need to boast about it in a commercial, it's just about certain that it's not true.
Red flags: High Quality, beat any price, fast, easy, The Perfect ________, etc.
@aral i value this toot
@aralThe ones that do pop a "we respect your choice to activate the Do Not Track" thing
"We value your privacy!" how else could we get money for it when we sell it on?
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