Industry Wants to Opt Out of Opt-In Privacy from Companies4/22/2001; 1:37:29 PM An extremely level-headed and well-written article about opt-in versus opt-out.'Ultimately, however, the scales are likely to be tipped not by economic arguments, but by structural ones about the nature of privacy. Under a regime of opt-out over-disclosure, it will take a longer time before the market manages to reach equilibrium, ... A regime of opt-in under-disclosure, on the other hand, will bring market forces swiftly to bear to bring about a correct equilibrium.'I like this logic. It also allows for a middle ground between opt-in and opt-out, which is, as usual, where we will most likely end up.