For poor people (ex lumenproletariat, but incl anyone struggling, which incls some middleclass ‘big spenders’) hard to give a hoot about privacy when like the bottom 2 rungs of maslow’s hierarchy of needs are lacking.

I personally bumped into digital privacy/the fediverse somewhat randomly when covid lockdowns were happening. Always sorta had an innate concept of privacy compared to some people though.

    12 years ago

    I think the recent allegations (whether true or not) that period tracking apps in USA (and other counties where abortion is illegal) might make users’ data available to goverments could make people reconsider.