CODE 2600 documents the Info-Tech Age, told by the events and people who helped build and manipulate it. It explores the impact this new connectivity has on our ability to remain human while maintaining our personal privacy and security.
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As we struggle to comprehend the wide-spanning socio-technical fallout caused by data collection and social networks, our modern culture is trapped in an undercurrent of cyber-attacks, identity theft and privacy invasion. Both enlightening and disturbing, CODE 2600 is a provocative wake-up call for a society caught in the grips of a global technology takeover. Written by
A window into a hidden world that has a well established infrastructure, created with the objective to infiltrate our lives, typically to do the user harm.
Chilling, causing one to question the role technology plays in our day to day existence. Will the benefits of instant information enabled by social networking give way to the creation of a beast that ends up harming its users? It has already consumed so many of them! Society's dependency on the beast offers fertile ground for those with less than honorable intentions to take advantage of our natural tendencies to trust when we are convinced that something is safe.
The film holds your interest and clearly gets the point across that the security of internet users is at risk, whether they know it or not.
Definitely worth viewing.
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