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Saturday, March 8 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
NSA & the Future of Web Users & Web Companies

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On Thursday, June 6, 2013, the PRISM story broke, shattering any trust we had in the US government with regards to online privacy. At a pinnacle point in technological advancement, the tech industry is now faced with the prospect of National Security Letters, data subpoenas and constant privacy and security concerns from customers. This panel will be a frank discussion about the NSA, online surveillance, and the privacy expectations from the perspective of both web users and web companies. This will be a conversation that presents the societal benefits of network analysis alongside the fears and concerns.

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Cesar Hidalgo

ABC Career Dev Professor, The MIT Media LabMITCésar is the head of the Macro Connections group at the MIT Media Lab. César is also a faculty associate at Harvard's University Center for International Development. Before joining MIT, César worked as an Adjunct Lecturer in Public... Read More →
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Nicholas Merrill

Exec Dir & FounderThe Calyx InstituteNicholas Merrill is the Founder and Executive Director of The Calyx Institute - a non-profit education and research organization devoted to studying, testing and developing and implementing privacy technology and tools to promote free speech, free... Read More →
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Matthew Prince

Co-Founder & CEOCloudFlareMatthew Prince is the co-founder & CEO of CloudFlare, the web performance and security company.

Saturday March 8, 2014 12:30pm - 1:30pm CST
Sheraton Austin, Creekside

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