Radio Berkman 218: The Threats and Tradeoffs of Big Data

A lot of personal information about you is completely invisible, intangible, and racing around cyberspace on a mission to pay your bills and geolocate your Facebook status. And, of course, this is useful and in a lot of ways really cool.

But on today's podcast we talk with Bruce Schneier, Sara Watson, and Josephine Wolff about the obstacles presented by a data-driven society. How can we keep mountains of information out of the wrong hands without compromising all the great benefits we get everyday?

May 19 2015 12:00pm to May 19 2015 12:00pm

Berkman Luncheon Series

Guide to U.S. Government Practice on Global Information Sharing, Second Edition

with authors John Kropf and Neal Cohen

The recently published “Guide to U.S. Government Practice on Global Sharing of Personal Information, Second Edition”, provides an introduction to the principles, practices, and agreements behind how the U.S. government shares personal information with foreign governments - for proposes ranging from tax to counter terrorism and cyber-crime.

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