Town Square

Civic discussions about town

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About Town Square

Town Square is a Seattle Channel series dedicated to connecting people and ideas. With lectures, debates, and forums recorded around the city at places such as Town Hall, the Seattle Public Library, and the Central District Forum of Arts and Ideas, Town Square brings interesting and provocative conversations to cable TV and the web.

Town Square: Protecting Yourself & Your Privacy in the Digital Age
Town Square: Protecting Yourself & Your Privacy in the Digital Age

As the details of our lives become more and more digitized, privacy concerns loom large. This volunteer, grassroots, community forum seeks to raise awareness regarding digital privacy concerns, especially for marginalized and underrepresented populations. The forum addresses challenges that vulnerable communities face in navigating their privacy rights including online addiction, cyber-bullying, identity, senior fraud, and greater demands for personal data access.


Bob Ferguson, Washington State Attorney General, Keynote Speaker
Scilla Andreen, IndieFlix
Dr. Hilarie Cash, reStart
Drew Atkins, Crosscut
Tarek Dawoud, Microsoft
Beryl Fernandes, Ph.D., Moderator, Presenter, Project Organizer
Zithri Ahmed Saleem, Technology Access Foundation