Carissa Véliz
Associate Professor in Philosophy, Institute for Ethics in AI

Carissa Véliz is an associate professor in philosophy at the Institute for Ethics in AI and Hertford College at the University of Oxford. She works on privacy, technology, moral and political philosophy, and public policy. She is the author of Privacy Is Power (2020) and the editor of the forthcoming ‘Oxford Handbook of Digital Ethics’.

Written by Carissa Véliz

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Essay/
Technology and the self
Privacy is power

Don’t just give away your privacy to the likes of Google and Facebook – protect it, or you disempower us all

Carissa Véliz