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    Privacy is a double-edge sword - can be used for good (for example, for people to build their intimate worlds together), but can be used for bad (for example, having a private company amassing so much information about the world, that it neglects the importance of everyone else, other than it.). One could say that private tech giants are an example of privacy went wrong.

    What is the role of privacy, and what tools we should create in order to maximize the long-term benefit for life and humanity?

    I think, privacy and censorship are both types of "information filters", i.e., allowing certain information through to propagate to certain parties. Human minds themselves have a thing called selective memory, which prevents from information overload. In a sense, it is a domain of privacy falls within the domain of "information engineering". Wide availability of privacy would mean a more inclusive information engineering.