Marcus Moretti and Michael Naughton report:
… We work with data and research digital rights issues, and we were curious whether most popular websites respect your privacy as much as they claim to. So we gathered up and analyzed the 145,641 words that make up the privacy policies of the 50 most popular American websites. (Collectively, they amount to a text that’s about as long as The Grapes of Wrath.) What we found was that these policies tell you very little about the data these websites have on you. And that’s the point.
Read more on The Atlantic.