Privacy, Policy, and the Illusion of Control

"Woodrow Hartzog, a professor of law and computer science at Northeastern University, said in his written testimony for the Senate hearing that this model doesn’t work at any large scale.

“The problem with notice and choice models is that they create incentives for companies to both hide the risks in their data practices though manipulative design, vague abstractions, and excessive and complex words while at the same time shifting risk by engineering a system meant to expedite the transfer of rights and relinquishment of protections,” he said."