At the Ashoka Changemaker Summit, social entrepreneurs talk tech, transparency, and human rights

Thanks to technological breakthroughs, more data is available than ever. At any given moment, data is collected everywhere from workplaces, to neighborhoods, to digital platforms. But what happens when most of that data sits in the hands of companies, governments, and even criminal enterprises? Does increased surveillance protect people’s safety, or threaten it?

Social entrepreneurs are working towards a world where our technologies strengthen — not undermine — individuals’ rights to privacy and societal wellbeing. At the Ashoka Changemaker Summit, Konstanze Frischen, Ashoka’s global Tech & Humanity lead, speaks with Paul Radu, co-founder of the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project, Gemma Galdon, founder of Eticas Consulting, and Albert Fox Cahn, co-founder of Stop Spying. They replace false assumptions about technology with real solutions that engage every player.

Full article on Ashoka Medium.