Alasdair Allan


The coming privacy crisis on the Internet of Things

Mark Zuckerberg may have declared that privacy is no longer a social norm, but Alasdair Allan believes a backlash is coming. In this talk, he explores how the internet has changed the concept of ownership and explains why the Internet of Things – combined with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation – could soon determine whether we have any privacy at all.

Alasdair Allan is a scientist, author, hacker, and journalist. In the past he has mesh networked the Moscone Center, caused a U.S. Senate hearing, and contributed to the detection of what was — at the time —the most distant object yet discovered.

Biography published 2017

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