Hah, so I’m apparently “privacy’s enfant terrible” now 🤷‍♂️

(The “light entertainment” is a reference to the sarcastic opening line of my talk; dinner was served with a side of cold hard truth.)

I support you in this. Smash it all to the ground, Aral. Call if you need more hammers!

@aral good job. keep us posted when slides are uploaded. Is there going to be a video too?

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I kinda knew what "enfant terrible" meant, but Wiki provides more implies a successful "genius" who is very unorthodox, striking, and in some cases, offensive, or rebellious.

I doubt many of us would consider that insulting?

Great work Aral!

@aral this looks like you were invited to basically be a clown, to make people laugh while they eat. 😕

The paragraph about "as tech", the " job market", etc… reinforces the impression that this was not a privacy conference at all, but a capitalist conference with as folks gathering to figure out how to exploit this new privacy trend.

This is awful.

Is your talk available somewhere?


"A child who embarrasses his elders by untimely remarks"

As a personal note, I will point out that those "untimely remarks" are usually embarrassing because they're true.

Please keep being that child that reminds the adults how much they fucked up and how blind they've made themselves to it.

Maybe in time, they'll come to realize who's the child and who's the adult.

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