Video: Interview with Bruce Schneier—Internationally Renowned Security Technologist

Maria Xynou interviewed Bruce Schneier on privacy and surveillance. View this interview and gain an insight on why we should all "have something to hide"!

The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) interviewed Bruce Schneier on the following questions:

  1. Do you think India needs privacy legislation? Why/ Why not?

  2. The majority of India's population lives below the line of poverty and barely has any Internet access. Is surveillance an elitist issue or should it concern the entire population in the country? Why/ Why not?

  3. “I'm not a terrorist and I have nothing to hide...and thus surveillance can't affect me personally.” Please comment.

  4. Can free speech and privacy co-exist? What is the balance between privacy and freedom of expression?

  5. Should people have the right to give up their right to privacy? Why/ Why not?

  6. Should surveillance technologies be treated as traditional arms/weapons? Why/ Why not?

  7. How can individuals protect their data (and themselves) from spyware, such as FinFisher?

  8. How would you advise young people working in the surveillance industry?

Interview with Bruce Schneier—Internationally Renowned Security Technologist

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