VUC569 – Aral Balkan of

Event: Friday November 27th, 2015 at 12 Noon EST

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Aral Balkan, co-founder and Lead Designer of, had this to say about technology, human rights, and democracy.
“We’ve built a world where our everyday things track our every move, profile us, and exploit those profiles for monetary gain. A world with a wholly privatised public sphere. A world of malls, not parks. A corporatocracy, not a democracy.”
“Mainstream technology today is predominantly spyware. This state of affairs is a threat to our individual freedoms and to democracy. We must build independent technologies that protect our privacy and civil liberties.”

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