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Big data surveillance and your privacy

Posted on: Mon 12 Jun 2017

As our security laws are increasing the power of governments to routinely surveil and collect data, everything we say or do is collected and stored – allowing endless copies to be held in multiple locations. If that’s not freaky enough, the results from this archiving can be the freezing of your experiences, making it nearly impossible to move on from those embarrassing incidents you’d rather forget.

Sophie Campbell spoke to Felicity Ruby, a Doctoral candidate at the University of Sydney, Director of Global Internet Policy ThoughtWorks and former political adviser to Senator Scott Ludlam all things government surveillance and how to take back the privacy we deserve.

 

Image Credit: Tom Murphy, Wikimedia

 

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