There was great discussion at a Techonomy conference around cyber security, personal data, privacy, and transparency around all the “free” services we use. Is it a fair value exchange of free service for our data, how tech companies use the information, who owns the information, and potential regulation and oversight of it all where some of the topics covered. There’s no definitive conclusion other then it’s complicated – self-regulation is unlikely to work – but it’s a good discussion for users and investors alike.
The conference streamed live about a week ago and all the videos were published this week. The video embedded below is the discussion mentioned above with Bill Gurley, Mark Rotenberg, and Hemant Taneja.
Here’s the direct link to the video: Internet Giants of the World.
You can find videos from the rest of the conference here, which includes the Mark Zuckerberg interview that got the ball rolling on Facebook’s fake news criticism this week.
No posts next week due to the Thanksgiving holiday. Be back in a week.
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