The privacy formula

Yesterday, I read the blog of IceBear and I came to the conclusion, that there is a simple rule for privacy:

> Did you encrypt it? No? It doesn't protect your privacy!

Whereas it can be everything: An email, a connection to a server or your girlfriend (and yes, sometimes these violate your privacy as well [not speaking from experience])!

You can even do this in programming-talk:

if (You.encrypted(it)) { return privacy; } else { return noprivacy; }

// Or even shorter, for the friends of the ternary operator:

return (You.encrypted(it) ? privacy : noprivacy);

It is that simple. Maybe we should tell this the government, but replace the You with TheUser

tags: #privacy