Sean O’Brien on Monero & Panquake — a “surveillance capitalism” resistant Twitter


April 7th, 2023

1 hr 9 mins 2 secs

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About this Episode

TODAY'S 🎙SHOW: Doug has a wide-ranging convo with cybersecurity professor Sean Obrien of Yale law school. Brian is the founder of the privacy lab at Yales information society project, the open source lead of Tari, and a security advisor of Panquake. He is also a Monero enthusiast!

The two discuss the philosophical reasons for why privacy should be considered a fundamental human right, how the right needs to be preserved in the digital age, surveillance capitalism and how the decentralized version of Twitter — Panquake is being built to resist it’s influence, allowing people to control their own data,

They also discuss the Yale law school privacy lab that Sean is a founder of and how he and the lab, support and want to help bring attention to privacy preserving tech open source projects like Monero.

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00:00 Monerotalk with Sean O'Brien introduction.
05:54 What is the Privacy Lab?
12:28 People need to know how Privacy is a important tool.
26:20 Why someone would opt to use Panquake?
38:05 What keeps Panquake working?
42:32 What's the objective of Panquake?
48:35 Is any coin associated with Panquake?
56:38 What's Sean O'Brien take about Crypto?
1:09:57 Monerotalk with Sean O'Brien finalization.

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