Here lies…Privacy

At one time ‘privacy’ may have been as simple as closing the blinds and minding your words around the town watering-hole but with the passage of time comes change.

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As we move towards an increasingly connected and technology oriented society we come to rely on computers and algorithms to support our daily routines and communications. While undoubtably convenient, there is a cost to ‘free’ programs and applications which when left to our own “devices” we have a tendency to ignore.

Regardless of whether we have something to hide or not, privacy is a human right that requires thoughtful consideration and ongoing protection…Privacy must live!

“Privacy-like eating and breathing-is one of life’s basic requirements.”
Katherine Neville, author.

This piece is composed of repurposed fence and stickered letters, and can be found in the hills between Twillingate and Durrell.

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It is intended to surprise hikers and of course spark a discussion around personal ideals of privacy in the here and now.  What do you think? Has our collective approach to privacy changed since our reality has become more virtual?

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