1. Are you concerned about Internet privacy? What do you do when a web site asks you for information that you consider private or personal?
  2. Are you good at keeping secrets? Why or why not?
  3. Can you tell us any of your secrets?
  4. Do you have your picture on the Internet? Why or why not?
  5. Do you know any secrets about celebrities?
  6. Do you like knowing and finding out secrets? Why?
  7. Do you use your real name on the Internet?
  8. Have you ever revealed someone’s secret when you weren’t supposed to?
  9. How many secrets do you have?
  10. If a friend was talking about suicide would you keep their secret or tell their parents?
  11. If you found your sister’s or brother’s diary, would you read it or would you respect their privacy?
  12. If you had a criminal record, would you hide it from your employer?
  13. If you were going to marry someone, but had a family secret they should know before you get married would you tell them?
  14. If you won a lot of money, would you tell your family? Friends?
  15. If your friend stole something, would you keep it a secret?
  16. If your friend were doing something dangerous or illegal would you tell their parents or teacher?
  17. Should governments keep secrets from their people? Why or why not?
  18. Should husbands and wives keep secrets from each other?
  19. Should parents keep secrets from their children? If yes, what kind of secrets?
  20. What do you think about foreign countries asking you for your fingerprints when you live there?
  21. What is a well-known secret?
  22. What is something that lots of people dislike but you secretly love?
  23. What kinds of secrets are dangerous?
  24. What kinds of secrets do you think your government has?
  25. When applying for a job is it okay for the company to ask you for your picture?
  26. When applying for a job is it okay for the company to ask you your religion, marital status, sexual orientation, or narcotic use?
  27. When you meet someone new, are there some things that you want to keep secret or private? Why? What?
  28. Would you tell your parents if you were pregnant? Do you think your parents have a right to know?

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