Selena Templeton and co-host Marco Ciappelli chat with Whitney Merrill, a privacy and data attorney who also founded the crypto village at DEFCON, about cyberbullying, anonymity and privacy rights.
Whitney starts this conversation off by recounting her own experience of cyberbullying when she was in high school, and the frustration she experienced when she was told by teachers, the police and even AOL that there was not much they could do to trace the user.
She responded to that by getting a masters degree where she explored issues associated with technology, information security, privacy, anonymity and the law.
In this podcast, we talk about legislation:
We talk about anonymity and freedom of speech:
We discuss the responsibility of parents:
And we also touch on why she founded the crypto village and the importance of cyber education for everyone.
We hope you enjoy this conversation — and that you get inspired by Whitney’s story of empowering herself!
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