Scott Allan Morrison

Toronto, Canada



Scott Allan Morrison was a journalist for almost twenty years, covering politics, business, and technology in Mexico, Canada, and the United States. Morrison arrived in Silicon Valley as a reporter for the Financial Times during the darkest days of the dot-com crash. He later wrote about the Web 2.0 boom for Dow Jones Newswires and the Wall Street Journal. Over the course of a decade, Morrison covered most of the world’s top tech companies and chronicled many of Silicon Valley’s greatest stories, including the rise of Internet insecurity and the explosion of social media.

Morrison was born in Toronto and as a child dreamed of playing in the National Hockey League. His playing time was cut short at the tender age of ten when his family moved

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The Dark Side of Social Media: Privacy, Manipulation and Terms of Use

I was very privileged to have the opportunity to speak recently at the Commonwealth Club of California, one of country’s top public affairs forums. I faced pretty tough competition that evening, with former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich speaking at the club at the very same time. Still, I managed to draw a respectable crowd to The Dark Side of Social Media: Privacy, Manipulation and Terms of Use

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“advanced socialbot software, a program to create and operate fake profiles that looked and acted like real people on Circles. Socialbots were designed to befriend real Circles users and dupe them into divulging their sensitive personal and financial information.”
Scott Allan Morrison, Terms of Use

Scott Allan Morrison, Terms of Use

“Naive employees were the bane of all security officers. Password”
Scott Allan Morrison, Terms of Use

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