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The End Of Privacy

In this hour, TED speakers explore our changing notions of privacy, the consequences, and whether privacy will soon be a relic of the past.

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What Would You Do If The Feds Were Watching You?
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Do You Want to Know a Secret? Jim Palmer
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Can The Open-Data Revolution Change Our Democracies?
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Keep a Secret The Whitest Boy Alive

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Is Too Much Privacy Bad For Your Health?
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"I am more concerned about the ... kind of scenario where we have willingly given away our autonomy in exchange for a little bit of convenience." — Alessandro Acquisti James Duncan Davidson/TED hide caption

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Does More Convenience Mean Less Privacy?
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Keep It To Yourself Sonny Boy Williamson