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Privacy in the Age of Dragnet Surveillance: What You Need to Know to Protect Your Rights Online

Thursday, April 16, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Alison Macrina of the Library Freedom Project and Kade Crockford of the ACLU of Massachusetts will present a workshop on privacy and surveillance in the 21st Century. Kade will give an overview of some of the government surveillance programs we learned about from Edward Snowden’s revelations. Alison will then discuss practical tech tools that can be used to safeguard your privacy from spies and other adversaries.


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Alison Macrina is a librarian and director of the Library Freedom Project, a winner of the 12th Knight News Challenge on Libraries. The project forms a “partnership among librarians, technologists, attorneys, and privacy advocates which aims to make real the promise of intellectual freedom in libraries.”

Kade Crockford is the director of the Technology for Liberty Project at the ACLU of Massachusetts and a frequent commentator on issues of privacy and surveillance.


Thursday, April 16, 2015
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Roxanne Shirazi is Dissertation Research Librarian and Assistant Professor at the Graduate Center's Mina Rees Library, where she also serves as Project Director for the CUNY Digital History Archive.