Choose Privacy

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Event Date: 
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Learn to make informed choices about your privacy in the digital age. Pick up online and mobile privacy tips from Andrew Boyles-Petersen and take home a printed guide to help navigate the latest Facebook data breach.

Recent accusations against Cambridge Analytica have revealed the extent of social media surveillance in our online communities; however, web companies at large are participating in many of these same activities. This presentation will outline methods companies use to survey your online activity and will provide recommendations on how to protect your data.

Registration recommended. Call 860.844.5275 or email gplibrary@granby-ct.gov

 

PRESENTER:

Andy Boyles-Petersen is the Instruction and Outreach Librarian at Loomis Chaffee School, Windsor, CT. His research examines the role of surveillance and privacy in digital environments. He is a co-founder of the Makers by Mail initiative, and he writes a monthly column on privacy for the Connecticut Library Association's newsletter.