Techie Creates ‘Internet Noise’ After Congress Ends Digital Privacy Rights
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FEATURING DAN SCHULTZ – After Congressional Republicans swiftly voted to end digital privacy rights for Internet users by overturning an Obama-era set of rules, many Americans are up in arms. Now, Internet Service Providers can sell your online viewing habits to the highest bidder.
Some have responded by raising money to buy the Internet browsing histories of those members of Congress that voted for the controversial bill. Others, like my guest, have some tech solutions up their sleeve. Developed in just hours, a new program, still in its infancy, aims to help users create “Internet Noise” to confuse ISPs and ad sellers.
You can use Internet Noise by clicking HERE.
Dan Schultz, Senior Creative Technologist at the Internet Archive, former winner of the Knight News Challenge, and a Knight Mozilla Fellow, graduate of the MIT Media Lab, creator of Internet Noise.