Who defines what “privacy” means these days? Big companies, mostly.
This show explores how companies like Facebook and Google have shifted our expectations of privacy—and made us think less about government surveillance.
First, we discuss a talk by Julia Angwin in which she asks, “Is privacy becoming a luxury good?” and follow up by talking with Malkia Cyril of the Center for Media Justice about how privacy is a civil right. Then, Professor Amy Adele Hasinoff pushes us to explore the issues of crime, privacy, and consent in a conversation about sexting.
PRIVACY VS. THE INTERNET
INTERVIEW WITH MALKIA CYRIL
INTERVIEW WITH AMY ADELE HASINOFF
Read the full interview with Professor Amy Adele Hasinoff right here. On this episode, we discuss the film The Feeling of Being Watched—read all about it here. We also feature the song “Party at the NSA” by YACHT. Buy the song here to support the Electronic Freedom Foundation. The phone booth photo featured on the full show is by Rick Harris (Creative Commons). He has a whole collection of amazing and eerie photos of phone booths that make me reflect on how much has changed since the Katz v. United States ruling in 1967. Here's another: