Is there anything that can be done to stop the collection of personal data when we use internet services?
Has the industry of data gathering seen any significant shifts in the almost 5 years since the Cambridge Analytica scandal came to light?
During the heyday of Cambridge Analytica and Facebook, the digital fingerprints of individuals all over the globe were used against them to influence elections in countries such as Trinidad, the Philippines, as well as the United States of America.
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Even if Cambridge Analytica has filed for bankruptcy, a wide variety of other organizations are engaged in the same line of business, which is the collection and analysis of our data, as well as the effort to change our behavior.
The host, Steve Clemons, inquires with Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Brittany Kaiser & data rights activist David Carroll about whether or not the 21st century has any practical answers to the problem of protecting individuals’ privacy.