I guess this is a valid complaint against the Princeton-Radboud study on privacy law implementation.

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Was the study unethical by design? Certainly not. The researchers submitted an application detailing their research methods to the Princeton University Institutional Review Board, which determined that the study does not constitute human subjects research.

However, by contacting some Indy web developers instead of web companies that pay staff to answer legal requests, they effectively were -- in some cases -- doing resesrch om human subjects.

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