Episode 107: Information Privacy for an Information Age
Privacy is often seen as a compliance issue, but it’s not. It’s a way of thinking about your relationship with your users and a product design choice.
In this episode of the Georgian Impact podcast, Jon Prial talks with Professor Ari Ezra Waldman – an internationally recognized thought leader on privacy and online safety and author of “Privacy as Trust.” They discuss how Ari thinks about privacy and what it means for the product design process.
Listen to the full podcast episode to find out more, including:
- How trust, intimacy, and privacy interlock
- Where context comes into the privacy equation
- How social media can cause harm by ignoring the fundamentals of privacy
- Who should be involved to create the best technology design team?
- How “Queer Data Apps are Unsafe by Design”
Who is Ari Ezra Waldman?
Professor Ari Ezra Waldman is an internationally recognized thought leader on privacy and online safety and, in March of 2018, he published a book “Privacy as Trust – Information Privacy for an Information Age” and, more recently, he had an op-ed – Queer Dating Apps Are Unsafe by Design – posted as part of the New York Times privacy project. Ari is a Professor of Law and the Director of the Innovation Center for Law and Technology at NYLS. He also holds a Ph.D. in sociology. His research focuses on the influence of law on technology.