Category: SOPA

Jacob Appelbaum videos


Publicado el 11/09/2012 por 

In this Surveillance Teach-In, award-winning filmmaker Laura Poitras is joined by computer security expert and privacy advocate Jacob Appelbaum and National Security Agency whistle-blower Bill Binney to present an artistic and practical commentary on living in the contemporary Panopticon.

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Publicado el 04/06/2012 por 

Jacob Appelbaum shares his views on privacy, government surveillance and the current state of democracy with YASSSU at the Re:publica conference 2012 in Berlin

Jacob Appelbaum is an independent computer security researcher and hacker. He is currently employed by the University of Washington, and is a core member of the Tor project. Appelbaum is known for representing Wikileaks at the 2010 Hope conference. He has subsequently been repeatedly targeted by US law enforcement agencies, who obtained a court order for his Twitter account data, detained him 12 times at the US border after trips abroad, and seized a laptop and several mobile phones.

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Publicado el 22/05/2012 por 

Re-contextualizing our social interactions in the face of privatisation of data leads us into a space of social responsibility. The impact of our permissive data sharing habits and the economic models that incentivize it is not yet fully understood. How may we ensure that we’re fully informed and consenting to information released or sold about us? How may try we ensure that consent is required? How can we re-contextualize and better come to a shared understanding about transitive risks posed by the surveillance state?

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EXCLUSIVE: Jacob Appelbaum (Wikileaks/Tor) on SOPA


Jacob Appelbaum of the TOR anonymity network project, wikileaks and the University of Washington speaks about his opinions of the SOPA legislation which was recently put forth to the American Congress (and subsequently caused massive online protests and swiftly pulled from consideration.

He talks about the dangers of such censorship and government power, the issues of the recent Megaupload takedown and how to bypass censorship and state surveillance.

This speech took place at Occupy Melbourne when Jacob Appelbaum came down to speak before the “War on the Internet” conference at Trades Hall.

FURTHER READING:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stop_Online_Piracy_Act
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tor_(anonymity_network)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacob_Appelbaum

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