I grew up in the early years of the internet and got excited about whatever the next big thing was. Online journaling? Awesome! AOL Instant Messenger? Cool! Facebook? Sign me up! But, like so many people my age, I cared more about not revealing my full name online or like, clicking on a weird popup than I did about “data” or “privacy.” There was no way I, as a young person with no behind the scenes tech knowledge, could have predicted the ways the internet would evolve — and all of the pieces of myself I’d be giving up in the process.