17 September 2014

Technocreep: The Surrender of Privacy and the Capitalization of Intimacy

For the week of September 21st, 2014

Technology makes it possible for us to access a wealth of information with a few keyboard strokes or the swipe of a finger on a mobile device. But this instant access to data also has a dark side. Much of our personal information is now available to virtually anyone with an internet connection. On this week’s Access Minnesota, technologist and computer security expert Dr. Tom Keenan discusses his new book, Technocreep: The Surrender of Privacy and the Capitalization of Intimacy

  • Guest: Tom Keenan, Fellow at the Canadian Foreign Affairs Institute, Professor at the University of Calgary
  • Issues: Privacy singularity; The difficulty of legislating digital privacy protections; 3-D printing and intellectual property rights; How governments and companies can use electronic data to exploit consumers; How consumers can protect online information and privacy
  • Part 1

    Part 1

  • Part 2

    Part 2

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