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Hack the Trackers Taps Into the Post-Snowden Zeitgeist

PRIVACY TECH

November 5, 2013

What do you get when you put a group of talented, self-motivated developers, tech-savvy judges and folks who built one of the Internet’s most-successful online privacy tools into the same room? This coming Saturday, you’ll get Hack the Trackers. Created by Ghostery, a privacy-enhancing browser service owned by Evidon, the hackathon aims to develop a new generation of online privacy tools by inviting developers to work together on open-sourced technology and then be judged by selected experts. In this exclusive for The Privacy Advisor, Jedidiah Bracy, CIPP/US, CIPP/E, talks with Evidon about how the event came to be and where they plan to take it.
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