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Christopher Soghoian:
Government surveillance — this is just the beginning

TED Fellows Retreat 2013 · 8:18 · Filmed Aug 2013
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Christopher Soghoian: Government surveillance — this is just the beginning
8:18 · Filmed August 2013 at TED Fellows Retreat 2013 · Subtitles available in 26 languages

Privacy researcher Christopher Soghoian sees the landscape of government surveillance shifting beneath our feet, as an industry grows to support monitoring programs. Through private companies, he says, governments are buying technology with the capacity to break into computers, steal documents and monitor activity — without detection. This TED Fellow gives an unsettling look at what's to come.

Privacy researcher + activist
Christopher Soghoian researches the frontier of hacking technology and government surveillance. Full bio
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