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Why is Regulation Slower Than Technology? | Bruce Schneier | #204 HR Podcast

Cybersecurity expert Bruce Schneier discusses the challenges of applying traditional systems like democracy and capitalism to the information age. He argues that these outdated systems are struggling to adapt to the complexities of modern technology, leading to power imbalances and issues like slow regulation. Schneier expresses a desire to find new solutions and a greater role for regulatory bodies in counterbalancing corporate power. He also discusses the challenges of securing democracy in the digital age, particularly in relation to social media and fake news. Topics addressed include market dynamics, network effects, and the need for new ways to regulate companies and protect consumer rights in the face of rapidly evolving technologies, such as DRM and facial recognition. Concerns over privacy and data sharing with law enforcement are also highlighted


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Key Moments
00:00:00 power imbalances
00:05:00 democracy and capitalism in the information age
00:10:00 regulation in the technology age
00:15:00 social media and fake news
00:20:00 Digital Rights Management (DRM) and facial recognition
00:25:00 sharing personal data with law enforcement

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