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The European Investigative Journalism and Dataharvest Conference organised by Journalismfund.eu, is the most relevant networking event for investigative and data journalists in Europe. Dataharvest EIJC17 will take place on Friday 19, Saturday 20 and Sunday morning 21 May 2017, with a pre-conference Hack Day on Thursday 18 May.
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Friday, May 19 • 14:00 - 15:00
The Internet of Things is kaputt

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Digital strangers have access to your bedroom: Data protection and the right to privacy is under threat. In 2020, between 25 and 30 billion devices are going to be on the Internet – and many of them are of poor quality and easy to hack. Süddeutsche Zeitung proved how easy it was to get into people’s homes, to get unauthorized access to surveillance cameras in shops, pharmacies and play grounds. Conclusion: The Internet of Things is out of control. Vanessa Wormer, Jannis Brühl and Benedict Witzenberger discuss methods and ethical considerations in the project.

Speakers
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Jannis Brühl

Ressortleiter Digital, Süddeutsche Zeitung
Jannis Brühl leitet das Digitalressort der Süddeutschen Zeitung. Studierte Politik und Amerikanistik in Erlangen und Portland/Oregon. Volontariat bei SZ.de, dann Mitarbeit im Wirtschaftsressort. 2013 Arthur-F.-Burns-Stipendiat in der Redaktion von ProPublica in New York. War bis... Read More →
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Elena Erdmann

Datenjournalistin, ZEIT Online
Elena Erdmann is a datajournalist at Zeit Online. She is one of the co-founders of the data journalism initiative Journocode, that helps journalists gain a better understanding of data and statistics.
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Benedict Witzenberger

Datenjournalist, Süddeutsche Zeitung
Hat in München Politikwissenschaft und Geschichte studiert. Daneben studienbegleitende Journalistenausbildung am Institut zur Förderung publizistischen Nachwuchses mit Stationen beim Münchner Merkur, dem Kölner Stadtanzeiger und dem Bayerischen Rundfunk. Arbeitet seit 2017 bei... Read More →
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Vanessa Wormer

Data journalist, SZ
Vanessa Wormer is a data journalist at Süddeutsche Zeitung in Munich and member of the Panama Papers investigation team. In 2015 she passed the Lede Program in Computing and Data Science at Columbia Journalism School in New York City. Vanessa is curious about how technology can help... Read More →


Friday May 19, 2017 14:00 - 15:00 CEST
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