Surveillance & tracking Course

A look at user surveillance and tracking in a privacy context.

1 hour, 18 minutes

Course description

This course gets into the ways in which users are tracked, and how they can protect themselves. We’ll look at why companies, organizations and governments track and surveil users as well as the underlying internet technologies that make tracking users possible. We’ll cover web tracking, email tracking, location tracking, audio and video surveillance and sensor-based surveillance. We’ll also tackle some of the ethical questions connected to these technologies.


Sensor-based surveillance

Video - 00:10:00

Computers are everywhere!
Audio and video surveillance

Video - 00:11:00

Overview of audio and video surveillance methods.
Location tracking

Video - 00:09:00

Locations, technologies and protections.
Control & blocking of tracking on the web

Video - 00:12:00

How users can protect themselves from tracking.
Tracking users on the web

Video - 00:15:00

Cookies? Yum! Wait, what?
Overview of internet monitoring

Video - 00:20:00

Why organizations might want to track users, and a look at the technologies that make this possible.

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