Conference & Get-together Digital Privacy Apéro − Privacy & the Pandemic

How to survive in the digital jungle while staying nice
© Sven Becker

Locked Down — or how a pandemic makes us understand what social and digital exclusion means. 

With Covid-19 forcing populations into lockdown across Europe and the world, many people, young and old, have experienced isolation, lack of access to services, culture & entertainment, and felt trapped within their own homes, which are everyday situations for many people with diverse disabilities.

While governments and the tech industry frantically seek ways to address some of these issues to keep economies functioning, will the proposed tech solutions be inclusive or will some populations with disabilities again be left out? 

This session will also investigate in a larger sense how the Internet replicates offline power structures and how the dominance of surveillance capitalism has paved the way to the erosion of privacy in societies affected by the pandemic.

Digital Privacy Apéro

This season the series formerly known as Crypto-Apéro becomes Digital Privacy Apéro so it is clear to everyone: investments in crypto currencies is not our domain.

Season 4: The Corona Aftermath

As topics, personal data and privacy haven’t reached Billie Eilish or TikTok crowd-pleasing levels. But in today’s world everyone should be equipped with some basic knowledge on how to protect themselves and their data from intrusive surveillance and unwanted information gathering. What better way to do that than listening to the most accessible tech geeks on the planet while sipping a drink?

The speakers

Chris Pinchen (BeeSecure)
Raphaël Vinot (CIRCL)
Céline Massompierre (security consultant)

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