August Meeting: The surveillance capitalism will continue until morale improves

Steve Meyers steve at plug.org
Thu Aug 10 19:44:29 MDT 2017


Unfortunately, Jon has had to cancel at the last minute. We're working 
on an alternate speaker - if you'd be willing to speak, please let me 
know! :)

On 8/8/2017 9:40 AM, Steve Meyers wrote:
> Date: Tuesday, August 15th
> Time: 7:00pm
> Location: UVU Business Resource Center
>
> Speaker: Jon Jarvis
>
> The War on Privacy is ongoing and it is escalating. Invasions into your privacy have become sneakier, highly automated, difficult to avoid and increasingly convoluted to opt-out from. Content platforms and advertising networks are actively seeking and developing new technologies to collect and correlate the physical identities, movement, characteristics, and Internet activity of consumers.
>
> Skip this talk if you're already familiar with and prepared to defend against:- Instant facial recognition and correlation at scale- Geo-fenced content delivery- Retailer and municipal WiFi tracking- Unblockable browser fingerprinting- Cross-device ultrasound beaconing- Inescapable data brokers
>
> Data poisoning and obfuscation may be our only chance for survival. Come with me - what I will show you is only the shore on a continent of horror.
>
> Just go in the front doors, and follow the signs. We're usually in a conference in the back of the main floor.
>
> http://plug.org/uvu has directions and a map
>
>
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