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It’s innate in human nature to expect a basic degree of protection—from bodily harm, from emotional injury, from assaults on our livelihoods. In free societies, citizens also expect to be protected from wrongful intrusions into their private lives, whether by governmental bodies, multinational corporations or social networks.