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Introduction to 32nd International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners, November 2010. Promo that appears to be designed to make people afraid and paralyzed, but which brings up lots of questions about the collection of data. 4 minutes.

Daynah Boyd speaking on unanticipated impacts of transparency laws, Gov 2.0 Expo, May 27, 2010. Impact of Megan's law. There are now 700,000 people on US "sex offender registry lists," many of them teenagers convicted of statutory rape for having sex with their girlfriends/boyfriends or for sexting. Yes, 1 out of 7 minors are solicited online, but mostly it's from other minors, and there is no intent to meet offline. "Data is something we will fight over again and again." 14 minutes.

Moxie Marlinspike speaks about changing threats to privacy. Starting with the crypto wars of the 1990s, he says that the cypherpunks got the technology they wanted put it didn't produce the future they were expecting. Today everybody carries an always-on tracking device (called a cell phone). You choose to carry a cell phone, and the threat is Google. May 22, 2010.

Trevor Paglen speaks at Google to discuss his book "Blank Spots in the Map: The Dark Geography of the Pentagon's Secret World." February 11, 2009.