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6pm Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017

#243 Mr. Robot Goes to Washington

This week at Chi Hack Night, we’ll be looking at data from a less rosy perspective: privacy and abusive collection. What are the risks of collecting too much data, and what can we as consumers of technology do to protect ourselves? Ari Scharg, Partner at Edelson PC will give an overview of the consumer privacy issues facing the tech world, and talk about how privacy laws affect tech firms and startups.

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Mr. Robot Goes to Washington

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