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Monday, February 24 • 11:05am - 11:30am
Security, Politics, Neutrality, and Protecting Users

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Tech's alleged "neutrality" causes security problems for our users--ranging from misinformation and propaganda to harassment and worse. Is neutrality required, or desirable? Should tech itself (as Microsoft once suggested) be sovereign? What happens to our users' security if we stop being neutral?

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Brendan O'Connor

Malice Afterthought, Inc.
Brendan O’Connor is a policy advocate, security researcher, and consultant based in Seattle. Once described by a former coworker as “not the lawyer we need, but the lawyer we deserve” (which apparently wasn’t meant as a compliment), he works to get a handle on how people are... Read More →

Monday February 24, 2020 11:05am - 11:30am PST
Theater 16 (IMAX) AMC at Metreon