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SXSW Interactive 2014

NSA and the Future of Web Users and Web Companies

On Thursday, June 6, 2013, the PRISM story broke, shattering any trust we had in the US government with regards to online privacy. At a pinnacle point in technological advancement, the tech industry is now faced with the prospect of National Security Letters, data subpoenas and constant privacy and security concerns from customers. This panel will be a frank discussion about the NSA, online surveillance, and the privacy expectations from the perspective of both web users and web companies. This will be a conversation that presents the societal benefits of network analysis alongside the fears and concerns.

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Kristin Tarr, Communications , CloudFlare

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  • Tags: surveillance
  • Event: Interactive
  • Format: Panel
  • Track: Privacy and Security
  • Track 2
  • Level: Intermediate
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