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Jessica Traynor

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I learned about privacy and consent at a young age from my mom. She said my journal and my space were for me. No one could enter without my permission, and I could change my mind at any time. When life became more and more online, I expected that same level of privacy on the internet. Despite the amount and kind of data I have voluntarily and involuntarily submitted, I still expect the privacy — and agency — I grew up with and want to help others better understand that they too can expect privacy, agency and respect.

Articles by Jessica Traynor

October 13, 2022

Information about you is collected every time you visit a website. In this entry we answer, “Why trackers? What purpose do they serve?”

November 9, 2022

If you use the internet, you have a digital footprint. Learn more about what you can do to reduce and manage traces of yourself online.