Abolition of privacy: A conversation

3heads-Image-facebook-1 At the Intercept:

The balance between national security and government intrusion on the rights of private citizens will be the topic of a panel discussion featuring renowned linguist and MIT professor Noam Chomsky, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, and Intercept co-founding editor Glenn Greenwald. Nuala O’Connor, president and CEO of the Center for Democracy and Technology, will act as moderator.

Chomsky and Greenwald will appear in person at the event, hosted in Tucson by the University of Arizona College of Behavioral Sciences, while Snowden will appear via videoconference.More.

File:A small cup of coffee.JPG Reality check: Maybe one day, we’ll all have to video conference from an undisclosed location just to communicate freely. Might as well learn how it’s done.

Reactions. Event was sellout.

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