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Tuesday 16 March 2021

17:00

Cory Doctorow

Science fiction author, activist and journalist

Surveillance Capitalism

Surveillance capitalism is everywhere. But it’s not the result of some wrong turn or a rogue abuse of corporate power — it’s the system working as intended. How should it be regulated? And by whom? In conversation with Georgina Godwin, Cory will share his thoughts on how to navigate this ever more complex field.

Cory Doctorow

Cory is an award winning science fiction novelist, journalist and technology activist. He is a special consultant to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (eff.org), a non-profit civil liberties group that defends freedom in technology law, policy, standards and treaties.

He co-founded the open source peer-to-peer software company OpenCola, and serves on the boards and advisory boards of the Participatory Culture Foundation, the Clarion Foundation, the Open Technology Fund and the Metabrainz Foundation. He maintains a daily blog at Pluralistic.net.