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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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"People like to share, if you give them the opportunity and the choice." — John Wilbanks James Duncan Davidson/TED hide caption

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Is Too Much Privacy Bad For Your Health?

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"What we need to do is think of ourselves as active participants in the conversation." — Beth Noveck James Duncan Davidson/TED hide caption

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Can The Open-Data Revolution Change Our Democracies?

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"It's my job to keep secrets." — Mikko Hyppönen TEDx Brussels/Scorpix hide caption

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Why Should You Be Worried About NSA Surveillance?

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"By me putting all this information out there, what I'm basically telling you is I'm telling you everything." — Hasan Elahi James Duncan Davidson/TED hide caption

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What Would You Do If The Feds Were Watching You?

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Travelers at Pearson International Airport in Toronto earlier this month. At an unnamed airport, Canada's spy agency tested a program that allowed them to track those who took advantage of free Wi-Fi. Aaron Harris /Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer delivers the keynote address at the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas earlier this month. Robert Galbraith/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Satya Nadella, who's reportedly in line to be Microsoft's next CEO. Stephen Brashear/AP hide caption

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The Roxie Theater in San Francisco still has two 35 millimeter projectors, but the switch to digital is inevitable. Laura Sydell/NPR hide caption

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Cameron (left) and Tyler Winklevoss testified Wednesday at a hearing about virtual currencies held by the New York Department of Financial Services. Craig Ruttle/AP hide caption

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New York Looks To Bring Bitcoin Out Of The Shadows

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A Glimpse At The Face Of Computing, Three Decades On

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