Technology is advancing at a rapid pase. What does all this new technology mean for our safety and our privacy? What is our probable future In a world that is becoming as technologically advance as we are?
Join us October 10th and debate the meaning of this technology, and how we decide it should be used.
Mass surveillance is often claimed by its proponents as necessary to fight terrorism, to prevent social unrest, to protect national security, to fight child pornography and protect children.
Mass surveillance is widely criticized as a violation of privacy rights, for limiting civil and political rights and freedoms, and for being illegal under some legal or constitutional systems. There is a fear that increasing mass surveillance will ultimately lead to a totalitarian state where political dissent is undermined by COINTELPRO-like programs. Such a state may also be referred to as a surveillance state or an electronic police state.