New Concerns Over Online Privacy

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New Concerns Over Online Privacy

Technology companies collect vast amounts of information about you and your habits. In return, you get free content, play games and connect with friends. But recent findings are raising concerns over security and privacy. A Stanford...

Technology companies collect vast amounts of information about you and your habits. In return, you get free content, play games and connect with friends. But recent findings are raising concerns over security and privacy. A Stanford researcher discovered Google and other companies bypassing the privacy settings on Apple's Safari web browser. An app company called Path was collecting and storing personal address book information without permission. And an FTC report on children’s app privacy showed parents are not getting information on what data is being collected, how it is being shared, or who will have access. Diane and her guests discuss privacy and transparency in our rapidly changing computer world

Guests

Marc Rotenberg

executive director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center and teaches Information Privacy Law at Georgetown University Law Center.

Rep. Edward Markey

Democratic Congressman from Massachusetts, co-chair of the Bipartisan Congressional Privacy Caucus.

Cecilia Kang

technology reporter for the Washington Post.

Jonathan Mayer

a graduate student in computer science and law at Stanford University.

Morgan Reed

executive director of the Association for Competitive Technology.

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