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Archive for January 3rd, 2013

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Published on May 23, 2012

Tiny surveillance drones that hover and stare. An Internet where every keystroke is recorded. The automated government inspection of hundreds of millions of e-mails for suspicious characteristics. The technological advancements spurred by the computing revolution have improved our lives, but have also diminished our privacy and enhanced the government’s power to monitor us. Writers and directors who have grappled with technology’s mixed blessings join civil liberties advocates to discuss ways of preserving our freedom in an era in which we all dwell in Bentham’s Panopticon—a prison that allows our wardens to observe us at all times without being seen themselves.

With Catherine Crump, Ken Macleod, Gabriela Adamesteanu, and Ludmila Ulitskaya; moderated by M. Julian Sanchez

With thanks to Dirk Felleman for this link

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