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18th Apr

"Hackers: Heroes or Zeroes?"

ThinkNation host Rick Edwards is joined by Ruth Blakeley, Professor of Politics and International Relations, Brandon Relph, CEO and Founder of goCreative, Jake Davis, former Anonymous and LulzSec hacker and Kenneth Cukier, author and Data Editor at The Economist. After a live hack (!), they explore if future elections could be influenced by data obtained by hacking, the effects of profiling, whether there’s a code of ethics to stop hackers ‘going rogue’, and potential impact of the Investigatory Powers Bill.


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