Data brokers know a lot about us. They silently harvest any information they can find, by purchasing information, using trackers, scraping social media, ingesting data breaches.
They compile this information into databases, and sell access so that others can sift through the most private and sensitive areas of our lives.
In this video we pull back the curtain on a largest player in this industry – LexisNexis Risk Solutions, and talk about their giant contracts to sell data to governments.
00:00 Data Brokers
01:53 LexisNexis Risk Solutions
04:17 How Your Data is Collected
07:01 Risk to Civil Liberties
11:16 Let’s stop normalizing surveillance!
12:25 Lawsuits and Investigations
12:54 What Can We Do
15:20 Proactive Steps You Can Take TODAY
Data is the new currency. Let’s take back control of our information, and make more conscious choices about the technology we use.
The future has not yet been written — let’s write one where privacy prevails and the balance of power lies with the individual. Let’s fight against the creeping normalization of surveillance in our lives.
Brought to you by NBTV team members: Reuben Yap, Lee Rennie, Cube Boy, Will Sandoval and Naomi Brockwell
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Beginner’s Introduction To Privacy – Naomi Brockwell
Permanent Record – Edward Snowden
What has the government done to our money – Rothbard
Extreme Privacy – Michael Bazzel (The best privacy book I’ve ever read)
No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State – Glenn Greenwald
Naomi’s Privacy Bag: some of my favorite products to help protect your privacy!
Use the Brave browser! https://brave.com/nao076
USB-C to ethernet adapter:
Faraday bag (signal stopping, to protect your fob, credit card, computer, and phone)
Data Blocker (if you’re charging your phone in an unknown port, use this so that no data is transferred)
Computer privacy screen (use your computer in public? Keep your information safe! Choose the size right for your computer)
Phone privacy screen (don’t let people in public see your private data, choose the size for your phone)
Samsung note 10 – https://amzn.to/3wNtYwb
iPhone XR – https://amzn.to/3Q8Sq4S
Pixel 6a – https://amzn.to/3i9dnQz
Camera cover (for computers and phones, so no one can access your camera without you knowing)
Privacy Tip: Turn off your wifi and bluetooth when you’re not using them!!!