Resisting Data’s Tyranny With Obfuscation

“Against inexorable machinations of data surveillance, analysis, and profiling, data obfuscation holds promise of relief. Whether it can withstand countervailing analytics is an intriguing question; whether it is unethical, illegitimate, or, at best, ungenerous cuts close to the bone. Yet, as NYU’s Helen Nissenbaum will argue in this talk, obfuscation is a compelling “weapon-of-the-weak,” which deserves to be developed and strengthened, its moral challenges countered and mitigated.”

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  1. Pingback: Resist, Obfuscate | Unlimited Dream Company ('Despairing at last, I decided to die' -J.G. Ballard)

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