Notes from the Electronic Cottage 6/13/19: Summer Redux Panopticon Online

Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

Have you ever noticed that you behave a bit differently if you think you’re being watched? If so, you aren’t alone. What does that human tendency mean for the web? Well, it turns out, it may mean dollars and cents, and, as we know, if economics is involved, that tends to get the attention of legislators and businesses. Here’s some empirical evidence that people’s concern about being watched can have economic consequences.