Your Face Belongs to Us: A Book Talk with Kashmir Hill

March 26, 2024, 4:00 to 6:00 pm
Walter F. Mondale Hall
Room 25

University of Minnesota Law School
229 19th Ave South
Minneapolis, MN 55455

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Join Minnesota Law and New York Times tech reporter Kashmir Hill for a discussion about her book Your Face Belongs to Us: A Secretive Startup’s Quest to End Privacy As We Know It. Interim Dean William McGeveran will moderate the conversation and take questions from the audience.

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Kashmir Hill is a tech reporter at the New York Times and the author of Your Face Belongs to Us. She writes about the unexpected and sometimes ominous ways technology is changing our lives, particularly when it comes to our privacy. She joined The Times in 2019, after having worked at Gizmodo Media Group, Fusion, Forbes Magazine, and Above the Law. Her writing has appeared in The New Yorker and The Washington Post. She has degrees from Duke University and New York University, where she studied journalism.

Limited copies of her book will be available for purchase onsite at the event at the Law School’s bookstore. You may also secure a copy in advance from the UMN bookstore, Bookshop, Barnes & Noble, Amazon, or your favorite book retailer.

Additional information on Your Face Belongs to Us: Longlisted for the Financial Times and Schroders Business Book of the Year Award.

The story of a small AI company that gave facial recognition to law enforcement, billionaires, and businesses, threatening to end privacy as we know it. Published by Random House in the U.S.; Simon & Schuster in the U.K.; POM in the Netherlands; Orville Press in Italy.


A brief reception and book signing will follow the conversation from approximately 5 to 6 p.m. in the sub-plaza hallway by the bookstore. Light refreshments will be provided. 

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If you are unable to attend the in-person discussion, a video recording will be available and linked from this event page following the event.

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