Roger Dingledine, President and co-founder of the Tor Project, a non-profit that writes software to keep people around the world safe on the Internet, will discuss privacy in the age of big surveillance.
Date: Monday October 16th, 2018
Time: 6:00-7:30 (with a reception following the talk).
Place: McGill University, McConnell Engineering Building, Room 204
480 Rue University, Montréal, QC H3A 0E9
Bio: Roger Dingledine is President and co-founder of the Tor Project, a non-profit that writes software to keep people around the world safe on the Internet. Roger is a leading researcher in anonymous communications and a frequent public speaker. Among his achievements, Roger was chosen by the MIT Technology Review as one of its top 35 innovators under 35, he co-authored the Tor design paper that won a Usenix Security “Test of Time” award, and he has been recognized by Foreign Policy magazine as one of its top 100 global thinkers. Roger graduated from The Massachusetts Institute of Technology and holds a Master’s degree in electrical engineering and computer science as well as undergraduate degrees in computer science and mathematics.
You can learn more about the Tor Project here.
Talk and reception are sponsored by the Wolfe Chair in Scientific and Technological Literacy, McGill University and the International Centre of Comparative Criminology, University of Montreal.