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The Consent Fallacy

Author: Pothmann, D.
Published in: Digital society blog
Year: 2023
Type: Other publications

Humans are not the rational cost-benefit analysis machines that law and economy often wants them to be. Still, when fundamental rights like self-determination are at stake, it is up to you to make the right choices. Our brains are fallible and there is no legal safety net. Do we need better protection? Are legislators asking too much by relying on our consent?

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