On Election Day it's important to remember that the voting system is critical infrastructure, as important to the nation as transportation systems, dams and power plants. Internet-based voting presents cyberthreats but also opportunity.
DuckDuckGo executive Megan Gray said companies should be responsible for the data they store on a panel at CNBC's Tech Executive Council.
Nikesh Arora, the CEO of Palo Alto Networks, criticized the approach of his former employer, SoftBank, which has been writing massive checks for tech founders.
DuckDuckGo and Mozilla Firefox have built internet models that don't rely on government privacy legislation in an era of political dysfunction, dominant firms like Google and Facebook, and the ubiquity of the "surveillance device" in your pocket.