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Julia Angwin

Julia Angwin appears in the following:

A British Spy Agency is Manipulating the Internet

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

From changing the outcome of online polls to artificially increasing website traffic, GCHQ has been blurring the line between online surveillance and state propaganda, according to new documents from NSA leaker Edward Snowden.

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Online Tracking Is Getting Creepier

Monday, June 23, 2014

So if you feel watched while on the web, you're not being totally paranoid - most likely, you're right. 

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Today's Highlights | April 11, 2014

Friday, April 11, 2014

Also on Today's Show This week the “Heartbleed” bug was a reminder of the vulnerabilities of the internet...A look at this weekend’s releases which include "Draft Day," "Oculus," and "Rio 2."

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How to Protect Your Personal Data in 10 Not-So-Easy Steps

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Close your LinkedIn account. Unfriend your Facebook friends. Cover your webcam. This was just the start of one woman's attempt to protect her privacy.

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Julia Angwin on the National Counterterrorism Center's Power

Friday, January 11, 2013

Wall Street Journal Reporter Julia Angwin discusses the National Counterterrorism Center’s  new authority to access and keep data about innocent U.S. citizens for up to five years, and to analyze it for suspicious patterns of behavior even if there is no reason to suspect them. 

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The NCTC: Obama's "Pre-Crime Squad"?

Friday, January 04, 2013

Last March, the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) was granted unprecedented power to collect data on ordinary U.S. citizens, data like flight records or lists of casino employees. Critics have likened the NCTC to the "Pre-Crime Squad" in the movie "Minority Report." Wall Street Journal reporter Julia Angwin talks with Bob about this dramatic shift in the intelligence community's power over US citizens.

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Somebody's Watching You

Wednesday, October 03, 2012

Wall Street Journal reporter Julia Angwin explains the rise of license plate tracking and how surveillance of seemingly mundane activities is growing. Her article, "New Tracking Frontier: Your License Plates," written with Jennifer Valentino-DeVries, appeared in the September 29 issue of The Wall Street Journal.

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What They Know, Part II

Wednesday, March 09, 2011

Over the summer, Pulitzer Prize-winning technology journalist Julia Angwin told us about the various tracking technologies that companies secretly install on websites in order to monitor user behavior. Only six months later, these technologies have migrated outside of our hard drives and into our televisions. Today, Julia joins us along with Wall Street Journal Deputy Bureau Chief for Media and Marketing Jessica Vascellaro to discuss the newest monitoring technologies that are currently being installed in televisions. They'll also discuss the latest articles in the series: from technologies that monitor which apps you use on your cell phone to the Web's latest commodity: privacy

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Tech Reporter Julia Angwin on "What They Know"

Monday, November 01, 2010

Julia Angwin, Pulitzer Prize-winning technology journalist for the Wall Street Journal, discusses her latest series for the newspaper, "What They Know" an exploration of the information that companies, websites, and even police agencies can collect on you based on your Internet searches.

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Tech Reporter Julia Angwin on "What They Know"

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Julia Angwin, Pulitzer Prize-winning technology journalist for the Wall Street Journal, discusses her latest series for the newspaper, "What They Know:" an exploration of the information that companies, websites, and even police agencies can collect on you based on your Internet searches.

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A Less Open Internet?

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Two news stories today may mean that the internet is getting a little less open. Julia Angwinwrote in the Wall St. Journal today about how the number of volunteer editors on Wikipedia has dropped precipitously over the past year. Then, Jeff Jarvis of Buzzmachine.com discusses reports that ...

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Give Me MySpace

Monday, April 06, 2009

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Julia Angwin chronicles how an idea at a Southern California spam mill became MySpace, the most visited website in America. Her book is Stealing MySpace.

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