Privacy Concerns and Information Disclosure : An Illusion of Control Hypothesis

  title={Privacy Concerns and Information Disclosure : An Illusion of Control Hypothesis},
  author={Marziali Laura and Brandimarte},
Another example: Spiekermann, Grossklags and Berendt (2001) conducted an experiment on people’s privacy concerns and attitudes in the context of online shopping. They find that even the most privacy-aware and concerned subjects reveal a lot of private information, regardless of its relevance with respect to the product being bought. Quite daunting result, especially considering that in this study people were asked to sign a consent form allowing for their data to be sold to an unspecified third… CONTINUE READING
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