August Meeting: The surveillance capitalism will continue until morale improves

Steve Meyers steve at
Sat Aug 12 20:32:46 MDT 2017

Good news! Jon was able to rearrange some things, and will be able to 
speak after all.

On 8/10/2017 6:44 PM, Steve Meyers wrote:
> 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.
>> has directions and a map
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