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Consumer Confidential: Facebook is laughing all the way to the bank as Americans shrug off privacy concerns

You say you care about privacy, but you don't really, and neither do millions of other Americans.

This collective indifference is what keeps Big Data in business and keeps consumers constantly scrambling to find out who has access to their personal information.

Worse, privacy experts tell me that even as the rest of the developed world implements far-reaching measures to protect their citizens' right to be left alone, the United States, because we just don't give a damn, will continue allowing corporations to call the shots.

"I think it is very unlikely we will see meaningful federal privacy legislation this year, despite all of

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