What Happens When Personal Data Is Weaponized #cambridgeanalytica #sbbs19 #facebook #socialmedia #twitter

What Happens When Personal Data Is Weaponized Used with permission from The Blockchain Acceleration Foundation. Follow on Twitter @TheBAFNetwork and visit the official website at blockchainacceleration.org Subscribe to the Blockchain Acceleration Foundation Youtube channel: http://bit.ly/33riKyS In this talk from Santa Barbara Blockchain Summit in 2019, Rachel Wolfson speaks with Julian Wheatland, former COO and CFO of Cambridge Analytica. Together, they discuss what happens when personal data is weaponized. Julian was also featured in the 2019 documentary The Great Hack, now on Netflix. You can follow Rachel Wolfson and Jullian Wheatland on Twitter: Rachel Wolfson: @rachelwolf00 Julian Wheatland: @julianwheatland Thank you … Continue reading What Happens When Personal Data Is Weaponized #cambridgeanalytica #sbbs19 #facebook #socialmedia #twitter

Clearview AI: Next Generation Surveillance

By Jason Nelson Clearview AI is a facial recognition platform, created by Australian Technologist Hoan Ton. What troubles privacy advocates about Clearview AI is how it searches the internet for images of the person in question.  In 2020, we live online. You would be hard press to find a person under forty in the United States that does not have a Facebook page. In an article from the New York Times, “The Secretive Company That Might End Privacy as We Know It.” Clearview scrapes the internet for images of a person. Searching sites like Facebook, YouTube, and others to find … Continue reading Clearview AI: Next Generation Surveillance

Let’s Talk Crypto with Bitboy Crypto

In this episode of Let’s Talk Crypto, I chat with Ben Armstrong aka Bitboy Crypto. Ben shares his backstory and how we got into crypto. We also discuss Libra and the recent Facebook hearings in Washington D.C. and the current (as of Oct 24th, 2016) state of the cryptocurrency market. Be sure to subscribe to Bitboy Crypto on YouTube and visit the website: https://bitboycrypto.com/ You can find BitBoy Crypto on Twitter: @bitboy_crypto and @bitboynews “During the gold rush its a good time to be in the pick and shovel business” ― Mark Twain Continue reading Let’s Talk Crypto with Bitboy Crypto

Teaching Cryptocurrency with @MidEarthCrypto

In this episode, I chat with Quinn @midearthcrypto and DecentralizeAmerica.com as we discuss Cryptocurrency education in colleges and universities and Crypto in South America. We also discuss Libra, the letters sent to Stripe, Visa, and Mastercard by two U.S. Senators and how Facebook’s reputation tainted Libra from the start. Please like, share, comment and subscribe for more. If you would like to read the letters to Stripe, Visa and Mastercard, click the link: http://bit.ly/35BWwe1 Subscribe to the Dragonwolftech YouTube Channel here: Continue reading Teaching Cryptocurrency with @MidEarthCrypto

Data in 2019, more valuable than oil

In a previous article, In Defense of Privacy, I wrote that we should not fetishize privacy, we should demand privacy. While I stand by that, we run into the issue that most of our privacy is degraded and put at risk because we willingly and nonchalantly provide our data. I’m as guilty of this as anyone else so what can we do? Is it possible to get our data back? The short answer…no. In an interview with Bloomberg in September 2018, Brittany Kaiser formerly of Cambridge Analytica put it simply, no. “If you were on Facebook before April 2015, you’re never … Continue reading Data in 2019, more valuable than oil