ToTs & TIP

Date: 

Friday, April 28, 2017, 10:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel K354

This is the schedule of weekly talks on Technology Science from expert researchers, public interest groups, and others on the social impact of technology and its unforseen consequences.

 

The Weaponization of Tech

 

Every day, millions of us log into our social media profiles without fully understanding that these sites aid in the manipulative abuse and destruction of people’s lives. It’s time to face the facts - technology is a very effective weapon for users to dox, leak, blackmail, humiliate, extort, abuse, and instigate violence against others. So why aren’t tech companies proactively dealing with it and protecting their loyal users?

Speaker: Carrie Goldberg, Esq. is a victims’ rights lawyer in Brooklyn. She litigates for victims of online harassment, sexual assault and blackmail. She is most known for work involving revenge porn – representing victims in court, fighting for criminal and civil laws on a local, state and federal level, and agitating major tech companies.