Conversation Project: A World without Secrets

Privacy and Expectations in the US

May 30, 2017 | 7:00 p.m. | Lake Oswego Public Library

706 4th St., Lake Oswego OR 97034

In 2010, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg asserted that privacy is no longer a “social norm,” and yet Chief Justice John Roberts—writing for a unanimous Supreme Court—concluded recently that the police must obtain a warrant to search individual cell phones because they “hold for many Americans the privacies of life.” In this conversation, Wendy Willis will lead participants in an exploration of the history of privacy in the United States, discuss how our principles hold up in the world of corporate information gathering and government surveillance, and ask what the costs and benefits are to living in a society where almost everything about us is discoverable and discussed. Read more.

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