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SIM NY February Networking Dinner

2/24/2016
When: 2/24/2016
5:30-8:30pm
Where: 21 Club
21 W. 52nd Street
Harbor Room
New York, New York  10019
United States
Presenter: Julia Angwin
Contact: Madeline


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Privacy, Security and Freedom
in the World of Relentless Surveillance


Join award winning investigative journalist Julia Angwin, for an inside look at who's watching you, what they know and why it matters.


In Dragnet Nation, Julia Angwin explored how America's surveillance economy indiscriminately sweeps up vast amounts of our personal data.  In a world where we can be watched in our own homes, where we can no longer keep secrets, and where we can be impersonated, financially manipulated, or even placed in a police lineup, Angwin argues that the greatest long-term danger is that we start to internalize the surveillance and censor our words and thoughts, until we lose the very freedom that makes us unique individuals.

In an engaging presentation, Angwin will discuss the results of her experiments to try to protect herself, ranging from quitting Google to carrying a "burner" phone, showing how difficult it is for an average citizen to resist the dragnets' reach.

 

Julia Angwin is a senior reporter at ProPublica. From 2000 to 2013, she was a reporter at The Wall Street Journal, where she led a privacy investigative team that was a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize in Explanatory Reporting in 2011 and won a Gerald Loeb Award in 2010. Her book "Dragnet Nation: A Quest for Privacy, Security and Freedom in a World of Relentless Surveillance," was published by Times Books in 2014, and was shortlisted for Best Business Book of the Year by the Financial Times.Also in 2014, Julia was named reporter of the year by the Newswomen’s Club of New York. In 2003, she was on a team of reporters at The Wall Street Journal that was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in Explanatory Reporting for coverage of corporate corruption. She is also the author of “Stealing MySpace: The Battle to Control the Most Popular Website in America” (Random House, March 2009). She earned a B.A. in mathematics from the University of Chicago and an MBA from the Graduate School of Business at Columbia University.


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