Privacy with technology: where do we go from here?

Panel discussion as part of the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition 2014.

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Recent revelations surrounding internet privacy have garnered global attention. As people live more of their lives online, and with growing ‘always on’ and wearable technology, the amount of data available for observation and analysis is growing faster than ever. Are current technologies robust enough to keep us protected, and what is being developed to better manage and protect our identities and privacy?  Our panel of experts discussed the implications and challenges of the changing technological landscape.

John Crowcroft FRS is the Marconi Professor of Communications Systems in the Computer Laboratory at the University of Cambridge.

Ross Anderson FRS is Professor of Security Engineering in the Computer Laboratory at the University of Cambridge.

Bashar Nuseibeh is a Royal Society Wolfson Merit Award holder and Professor of Computing at The Open University.

Steven Murdoch is a Royal Society University Research Fellow based in the Computer Laboratory at the University of Cambridge.

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