The End of Privacy - 17 January

From TED Radio Hour, 7:06 pm on 17 January 2016

Everyone expects a degree of privacy. But who holds the reins over our personal information? And does it matter if it's collected by government, by a search engine, or if we willingly give it away? Five TED speakers explore ideas about our changing notions of privacy, the consequences and benefits.

Participants:

When Hasan Elahi's name was mistakenly added to the U.S. government's watch list, he fought the assault on his privacy by turning his life inside-out for the world to see.
Hacker and security expert Mikko Hypponen says virtually every international internet user is being watched . He calls for digital privacy in the age of government surveillance.
Former White House deputy CTO Beth Noveck shares her vision of practical openness: connecting bureaucracies to citizens, sharing data, and creating a truly participatory democracy.
Health IT expert John Wilbanks explores whether the desire to protect privacy is slowing research, and if opening up medical data could create a wave of health care innovation.  
Behavioral economist Alessandro Acquisti studies how everyday decisions blur the line between our public and private lives.

From NPR’s TED Radio Hour

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