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The End of Privacy?

Blurred Lines And The Right To Privacy

Debbie Hines | Posted 04.08.2014 | Home
Debbie Hines

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgOnce more people come to better understand what their online identity means and also connect on an emotional level, many more people will speak out about their right to privacy and against government intrusion.

Privacy vs. Security: A False Dichotomy

Robin Koerner | Posted 04.05.2014 | Home
Robin Koerner

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgOf course, it's not just our privacy that has been sacrificed: our freedom of speech and our right to due process have been sacrificed by the same laws, and with the same justification, that paved the way to systematic and secret violation of privacy. So what the likes of Feinstein are really saying is that the American way of life has less value than 2996 innocent lives.

You're Not a Terrorist? Are You Sure?

Bea Edwards | Posted 04.03.2014 | Home
Bea Edwards

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgIf you haven't committed a crime, you assume that your comings and goings are innocent. But if the assumption is that you're a threat, then your everyday routine may not look so harmless.

Why NSA Snooping Is About a Lot More Than Just Our Privacy

Joe Lauria | Posted 04.02.2014 | Home
Joe Lauria

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgGiven the long history of government surveillance against activists in this country, and new facts revealed by Snowden, it is clear one reason for NSA surveillance is to potentially disrupt social protest against inequality in the U.S.

Beyond Orwell's Worst Nightmare

Marjorie Cohn | Posted 04.02.2014 | Home
Marjorie Cohn

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgOrwell never could have imagined that the National Security Agency (NSA) would amass metadata on billions of our phone calls and 200 million of our text messages every day. Orwell could not have foreseen that our government would read the content of our emails, file transfers, and live chats from the social media we use.

The Benefits From Government Surveillance Are Not Relevant!

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 04.02.2014 | Home
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgDo we test constitutionality by determining whether or not there is some benefit derived from its violation? The present system searches the innocent in order to find the guilty, something our Constitution has never tolerated.

LISTEN: 5 Ideas That May Change How You Think About Privacy

TEDTalks | Posted 04.02.2014 | Home
TEDTalks

ted privacy splash bannerNPR and TEDWeekends have teamed up to explore the state of privacy today. It it worth fighting for? Or should we accept that sharing information, willingly (on social media, for example) or unwillingly (through government surveillance) is the wave of the future? An artist, a lawyer, a hacker, an economist and an entrepreneur share their ideas on the meaning of privacy in the 21st century.