Black Hat, Grey Hat, White Hat: Privacy Ethics of a Hacktivist

3 October 2015, 14:00 - 15:30

  • Martin Rodriguez
  • Gabriella Coleman
  • Bengt Sjolen
  • David Mirza Ahmad

With the growing lack of trust in governments, corporations, and public figures, it appears that hacker groups like Anonymous have become our modern day superheroes, exposing members of the KKK and chasing after cyberbullies.

However, with recent data dumps like the Ashley Madison hack, the question of where the line is for a hacktivist arises.

Is there even such a thing as an ethical hacker?

This panel will confront ethical issues that are facing our current reality when so much of our private information is ‘secured online.


In collaboration with Mutek_IMG 2nd edition

Centre Phi, Espace A, 407 rue Saint-Pierre


3 October 2015, 14:00 - 15:30