Video Resources

Video 1: Why privacy matters

Description: Glenn Greenwald was one of the first reporters to see — and write about — the Edward Snowden files, with their revelations about the United States’ extensive surveillance of private citizens. In this searing talk, Greenwald makes the case for why you need to care about privacy, even if you’re “not doing anything you need to hide.”

Video 2: Is my identity safe from hackers?

Description: You can never protect yourself 100 per cent from identity thieves, but there are ways to make it harder for them! Here’s how you can help protect yourself from identity theft.

Video 3: Inside the Panopticon Prison

Description: British philosopher Jeremy Bentham designed the “panopticon” as an efficient prison where inmates know they are under constant surveillance. But how does the concept translate to sailors using social media on a Navy ship—or to workers in an office setting? Christine Beckman at the University of Maryland’s Smith School of Business explores the issues in a newspaper.