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Protecting Online Privacyi
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January 31, 2014 3:00 AM
Despite repeated warnings by privacy advocates and security experts, most consumers do not understand the depth and breadth of the threats to their privacy and security online. What risks are we facing and what can we do to protect ourselves?

Protecting Online Privacy

Published January 30, 2014

Despite repeated warnings by privacy advocates and security experts, most consumers do not understand the depth and breadth of the threats to their privacy and security online. What risks are we facing and what can we do to protect ourselves?

On the Line

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On the Line is a lively forum, hosted by Ayesha Tanzeem, where newsmakers, policy experts, diplomats, activists, academics and journalists discuss world events. It focuses on the critical issues shaping the future, and gives those issues the vigorous, serious debate they deserve. The program broadcasts worldwide on VOA Television, and is also heard on VOA radio. Condensed versions of the program can be heard in translation in over 40 languages via VOA radio's language services.

 
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Economic Argument for Action on Climate Change
Fears that the planet is becoming too hot dominated Earth Day celebrations this week.  Climate scientists recommend radical action, but economic concerns stand in the way.  How do we reconcile the two?  Find out next, ON THE LINE.

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Ekundayo Shittu: Assistant Professor, George Washington University;  Lead Co-author - IPCC Climate Change Report
Steven A. Cohen: Executive Director - Earth Institute, Columbia University, New York