Ann Cavoukian Fights For Your Right
to Privacy

An in-depth look at Privacy by Design and why it matters by the person who created it.

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It’s no exaggeration to say that Ann Cavoukian defined online privacy as we think about it today. In just three days, she drafted Privacy by Design, a blueprint for consumer protection that has gone on to influence and be adopted by companies and governments worldwide.

In this episode, Dr. Cavoukian gives a guided tour of what Privacy by Design is and why everyone wins when you have control over your own data. It’s a must-listen episode not only because she's an OG cybersecurity person—her family’s journey from Armenia to Egypt to  Toronto is the stuff of biopics. 

This week’s Tin Foil Swan: How to protect your personal information on Twitter.

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Read the episode transcript here.

About the Hosts

Adam Levin is the former Director of Consumer Affairs for the State of New Jersey, serial entrepreneur and author of Swiped, which he wrote with his sidekick, writer and cyber mensch, Beau Friedlander. With expert commentary from Travis “Here’s What Actually Happened” Taylor, the show gets everything sorted out—or not—but either way you’re going to have a great time. Something weird happen to you? We’ve got your back.


What the Hack with Adam Levin is a production of Loud Tree Media and is produced by Andrew Steven.

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