You’ve heard that people pay for services with their privacy, but what if people want to pay money for their privacy? What would that cost? Without realizing it, that’s the question Pulitzer-winning journalist Julia Angwin set out to answer as she began investigating just what it would take to remain anonymous and retain her privacy without giving up the modern conveniences of smartphones, search engines and credit cards. The results of her investigation make up her new book, Dragnet Nation: A Question for Privacy, Security and Freedom in a World of Relentless Surveillance, which she outlined as part of a keynote address at the IAPP Global Privacy Summit last week. Publications Director Sam Pfeifle shares the highlights in this exclusive for The Privacy Advisor.
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