Deep Dive: Privacy — What Do They Know, Why Does It Matter, and What Can I Do?

Investigative journalist Julia Angwin warns that you can always be found and that you can no longer keep a secret. In a world where we’re being constantly watched — by marketers targeting online ads or security officials sweeping up vast amounts of data — the present danger lurks in the possibility that we might start to internalize that surveillance and sensor our words and thoughts, until we lose our freedom. Join Angwin as she details her efforts to find an alternative reality, where one can enjoy the conveniences of modern technology, without the constant fear of being hacked. Learn about her extensive password tricks, her cell phone gadgets, and the reason she decided to abandon Google once and for all.

Speakers: Julia Angwin
Festival: 2014

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