Episode
February 25, 2013

The privacy bargain

Is the digital age taking a toll on privacy?
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Author Cory Doctorow in his study. (JonathanWorth.com)


Are you being tricked into giving up your privacy? In an age of social networking, when people everywhere are sharing personal information in exchange for free services, are we over-looking the value of our personal data? We speak with Cory Doctorow, a self-proclaimed 'cyber-optimist' about the 'privacy bargain', the war on computer freedom, and his dreams of a 'techno-utopia'. Join the conversation at 1930GMT.

In this episode of The Stream, we also have joining us via Google+ Hangout:

Jonathan Coulton @jonathancoulton
Musician and songwriter
jonathancoulton.com

Jane Litte @Jane_L
Lawyer
dearauthor.com

Chris Ruen @fakeChrisRuen
Author
chrisruen.com

Daniel Wright @DanSWright
Writer
firedoglake.com

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