LDN Talks at Night: Privacy Post Wikileaks & Snowden @ Cafe 1001, London [26 July]

LDN Talks at Night: Privacy Post Wikileaks & Snowden

19:00 - 22:00

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Cafe 1001
91 Brick Lane, E1 6QL London, United Kingdom
When I resigned from MI5, helped to blow the whistle on spy crimes, and went on the run across Europe in the late 1990s, I knew that I would be hunted by my former colleagues. Twenty years ago a full investigation was limited by the technology, was resource-intensive, and had to be targeted, but I knew that my personal privacy was at an end: all electronic communications would be intercepted, friends could be pressured to report on me, and potentially even my home would be bugged – including the bedroom…

Now, however, it is so much worse – the growth of the internet has laid us all open to perpetual surveillance. We know from the NSA and GCHQ disclosures of Edward Snowden and those published recently on Wikileaks about the CIA’s spying and hacking capabilities that such intrusions are now carried out on an industrialised, global scale.

Forget about so-called Russian hacking — that is a diversionary tactic – it is America’s NSA and our GCHQ that we need to worry about. With the new Investigatory Powers Act in effect in the UK, everything we look at and everyone we contact can be legally collected and stored, and all our devices can be legally hacked to covertly record and watch us.

This talk explores why privacy is fundamentally important and how we can protect ourselves – from someone who has lived through the process.

Doors will Open at 7pm, The talk will begin promptly at 7.30pm.

Tickets here: bit.ly/2ruTzdE

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