Recent events have highlighted, underlined and bolded the fact that the United States is performing blanket surveillance on any foreigner whose data passes through an American entity — whether they are suspected of wrongdoing or not. This means that, essentially, every international user of the internet is being watched, says Mikko Hypponen. An important rant, wrapped with a plea: to find alternative solutions to using American companies for the world’s information needs. [Bron: TED]
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Hasan Elahi: FBI, here I am! (14:31)
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Genoemde videos zijn uit een selectie van 11 TED Talks aangaande het onderwerp: The Dark Side of Data.
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- Human the film (2012) – YouTube 4:11:39