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Online privacy is an oxymoron these days. If you are connected to a network, chances are that someone, somewhere has the capability to keep track of you.

News about PRISM and other government surveillance programs have brought these issues to the foreground of our minds and the news cycle, but online privacy was an oxymoron long before those fateful slides leaked.

But even though e-mail providers, search engines, and social networks have attempted to deny their involvement in such surveillance, we do know these companies carry around an awful lot of information about us.

Here’s a breakdown of some of the numbers around your so-called online privacy:

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