Surveillance, Privacy and Digital Citizenship (“The Technology Correction”)

This is a resource page for Jason Neiffer and Wes Fryer‘s community education project, “Surveillance, Privacy and Digital Citizenship.” Issues included here relate to our current “Technology Correction,” a term coined by Jason and discussed frequently on our show. Information about inviting Dr. Neiffer or inviting Dr. Fryer to speak at your event or for your organization about these topics is available.

Surveillance Capitalism Resources

  1. Documentaries
    1. The Facebook Dilemma Part 1 (PBS, Oct 2018)
    2. The Facebook Dilemma Part 2 (PBS, Oct 2018)
  2. Podcasts / Videos
    1. How Humans Get Hacked: Yuval Noah Harari & Tristan Harris Talk with WIRED (Oct 2018)
    2. Triangulation 380: The Age Of Surveillance Capitalism with Shoshana Zuboff (@shoshanazuboff)
  3. Books
    1. The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power by Shoshana Zuboff (@shoshanazuboff)
    2. 21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari (@harari_yuval)
    3. AI Superpowers: China, Silicon Valley, and the New World Order by Kai-Fu Lee (@kaifulee)
    4. The Naked Future: What Happens in a World That Anticipates Your Every Move by Patrick Tucker (@DefTechPat)
    5. The Aisles Have Eyes: How Retailers Track Your Shopping, Strip Your Privacy, and Define Your Power by Joseph Turow (@joeprof)
    6. The Attention Merchants: The Epic Scramble to Get Inside Our Heads by Tim Wu (@superwuster)
    7. The Curse of Bigness: Antitrust in the New Gilded Age by Tim Wu (@superwuster)
    8. Data and Goliath: The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World by Bruce Schneier (@schneierblog)

Surveillance State Resources

  1. Documentary films
    1. United States of Secrets (PBS Frontline, May 2014)
    2. CitizenFour
    3. The Internet’s Own Boy
    4. Snowden (2016)
  2. Guide to Internet Security from Consumer Reports
  3.  Books:
    1. Spam Nation: The Inside Story of Organized Cybercrime_from Global Epidemic to Your Front Door by Brian Krebs (@briankrebs)
    2. Dawn of the Code War: America’s Battle Against Russia, China, and the Rising Global Cyber Threat by John P. Carlin and Garrett M. Graff
    3. Click Here to Kill Everybody: Security and Survival in a Hyper-connected World by Bruce Schneier (@schneierblog)
    4. Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy by Cathy O’Neil (@mathbabedotorg)
    5. Under Surveillance: Being Watched in Modern America
      by Randolph Lewis
    6. They Know Everything About You: How Data-Collecting Corporations and Snooping Government Agencies Are Destroying Democracy by Robert Scheer (@Robert_Scheer)
    7. Beyond Snowden: Privacy, Mass Surveillance, and the Struggle to Reform the NSA by Timothy H. Edgar (@timothy_edgar)
  4. Articles and Posts
    1. If You’re Not Paranoid, You’re Crazy by Walter Kirn (@walterkirn)
  5.  Podcasts
    1. Security Now with Steve Gibson (@sggrc)

Twitter Lists (excellent to follow using FlipBoard)


Flipboard Magazines

  1. Digital Security (by @wfryer & @mguhlin)
  2. Surveillance State, Privacy & Citizenship (by @wfryer & @mguhlin)

Advocacy Organizations

  1. Electronic Frontier Foundation (@eff)
  2. Freedom from Facebook (@FacebookBreakup)
  3. Student Data Privacy Consortium – SDPC (@SDPConsortium)
  4. Vermont Student Privacy Alliance

Past Presentation Resources

  1. Video and Slides for Wes Fryer’s November 19, 2016 TEDx Talk in Enid, Oklahoma: “Digital Citizenship in the Surveillance State” (More info about TedXWallerMiddleSchool)
  2. Podcast episode 28 from 9 November 2016
  3. TEDxWallerMiddleSchool presentation outline by Wes (19 Nov 2016, Enid, Oklahoma)
  4. ISTE 2017 session proposal (notified December 2016, not accepted for a June 2017)