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Audio: How Big Brother Snuck Up On Us

  • Jane Karowski
  • The Social Network Station
  • September 7, 2015

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Show Recap

The episode in brief:

  • Bruce Schneier talks about privacy and security
  • His new book Data and Goliath
  • The hidden battles to collect your data and control your world
  • The nonsense of data vs. metadata
  • Why privacy is not a changeable social norm
  • The harm ubiquitous mass surveillance does to our society

Astute regular listeners may have observed that Dr. J is becoming more and more intrigued with the related issues of privacy and security. These apply to online and mobile phone technology. Both are thoroughly involved in communicating with your social networks. Today’s guest taught us a ton about these issues. Bruce Schneier is author of …

Sidebar photo of Bruce Schneier by Joe MacInnis.