The Importance of Privacy in the Digital Age

Naomi Brockwell

Massive technological shifts over the past few decades have improved society in all kinds of ways, but this new digital landscape has also enabled the surveillance of individuals like never before. What are the consequences of this shift, and what kinds of precedents are we setting for future generations by normalizing pervasive surveillance? This presentation will explore why privacy is essential for a free society, and how individuals can reclaim some control in their digital lives.