Avoiding the Privacy Apocalypse
Google Tech Talk
October 18, 2010
Simon Davies and Gus Hosein, the directors of Privacy International, share their thoughts on the intersection of privacy and technology and its effects on human rights around the world, from areas of conflict to western democracies.
Simon Davies is a privacy advocate and academic based in London UK. He was one of the first campaigners in the field of international privacy advocacy, founding the watchdog organization Privacy International in 1990 and subsequently working in emerging areas of privacy such as electronic visual surveillance, identity systems, border security, encryption policy and biometrics.
Gus Hosein is a visiting fellow in the Information Systems and Innovation Group in the Department of Management at the London School of Economics and Political Science