The looming battle over internet privacy

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Mark Zuckerberg admits it. Users give Facebook their personal information without knowing how it’s going to be used. We’ll hear how massive amounts of free data generate billions in profit. Are the benefits of social media worth the risks? Does the loss of privacy open the door to abuse by government agencies as well as private interests?

Credits

Guests:
Michael Patrick Lynch - University of Connecticut - @plural_truth, Yasha Levine - Russian-born investigative journalist and author - @yashalevine, Tijmen Schep - Technology critic and privacy designer - @tijmenschep

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Andrea Brody, Devan Schwartz