Privacy Startups: a Game Changer in a Connected World
Can entrepreneurs protect your privacy online?
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Vidalakis Dining Hall | Schwab Residential Center (Directions)
680 Serra Street
6:00 pm – Registration & Reception
7:00 pm – Panel Discussion including Q&A Session
Online registrations are now closed. Tickets will be available for purchase at the venue.
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Everyone is mining your data.
the next minute, Google will receive over 2 million search queries,
Facebook users will share nearly 1 million updates, and over 200 million
emails will be sent. Large scale data-mining and analytics have
enabled data brokers, like Acxiom, Datalogix, and Epsilon, to build
detailed profiles on you and over 700 million other consumers.
to the Wall Street Journal, privacy concerns are shaking up the $120B
online advertising business, and the Information Technology and
Innovation Foundation (ITIF) reports that the lack of trust in U.S.
networks may cost us between $22 to $35 billion dollars.
the loss of privacy in the digital age becomes more rampant,
entrepreneurs are fighting back - securing your data, protecting your
web traffic, and encrypting your communications. Will they succeed, or
do we live in the age where privacy is forever lost? Join us on Tuesday,
October 15th to find out.