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Techdirt Podcast Episode 2: Privacy And User Control, With Brad Burnham

from the podcasting dept

Last week we launched our new Podcast. If you haven't yet subscribed, please do. You'll find all the episodes on Techdirt and on Soundcloud, though the best way is to subscribe via what ever podcatching software you use, so the file will magically show up for you when it's ready. For that, you can subscribe via iTunes or the RSS feed.

This week's podcast is actually a little different -- because it just so happened that I was scheduled to be at the pii 2014 Conference -- Privacy Identity and Innovation Conference -- held in Palo Alto, interviewing venture capitalist Brad Burnham (from Union Square Ventures) on stage. So, we took that interview, and turned it into this week's podcast. The official topic of the discussion was "The Paradox of Data Sharing" but it went way beyond that, getting into a discussion on user control over data and whether or not companies would give up that control.

Special thanks to Brad Burnham for taking part and also to the team at pii for inviting me, and letting us use the recording for the podcast. I highly recommend their events. They've put on great events for years, and this was another excellent one. Also, I do need to apologize about the sound quality. Something happens about a third of the way into the interview that messed with the sound levels. We've tried to correct for it as much as possible, but because of it there's a lot more of a "hiss" noise than we'd normally like. Hopefully the discussion is interesting enough that it's not too distracting.

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