Introducing the Principles of Digital Autonomy

Speakers: Molly de Blanc Karen Sandler

Track: Introduction to Free Software & Debian

Type: Long talk (45 minutes)

Room: Talks

Time: Aug 29 (Sat): 20:00

Duration: 0:45

We have rights with respect to our technology. These rights are imperative to ensuring our digital autonomy: our right to be in control of our own destinies. As the border between the physical and the digital breaks down, it is increasingly becoming necessary to re-examine what we consider to be the rights that protect our digital autonomy, and the way those abstract ideas apply to existing (and theoretical) technology.

We will first discuss the principles of digital autonomy, clarifying what your rights are and the principles that define them. They will then analyze popular technologies, namely Debian!