Did the Internet Make You a Criminal? How Can It Be Proven?

Monday, June 5, 2023 - 1:00pm
Micky Metts

Micky explores digital threats and solutions, including Internet Access, Big Data, and Surveillance Capitalism. Discover how the data collected by big tech can be used to incriminate you and learn practical tips to enhance online privacy. Explore ethical considerations and challenges posed by emerging technologies like AI and social media. Gain a deeper understanding of online privacy and learn to navigate the digital world confidently while protecting your personal information effectively.

Micky Metts, a worker-owner of Agaric Technology Collective, is a passionate advocate for privacy, cooperative software development, and privacy. As an elected board member of May First Technology Movement, she actively supports free software and works to protect our online privacy. As the founder of CommunityBridge.com she focuses on communication technologies utilizing the BigBlueButton video chat platform. Micky's dedication to our privacy since 1995 has made a significant impact in fostering privacy respecting online communities and promoting cooperation. Her visionary approach inspires others to prioritize privacy and collaboration in their lives.

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