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Julie Brill: Big Data and Consumer Privacy: Addressing Challenges and Finding Solutions

Feb 20, 2014

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Given the recent spate of retail credit card scandals, this lecture looked at the very timely issue of data collection and consumer protection. The Federal Trade Commissions (FTC) is an active and regulating presence in the business community. A few significant issues the FTC deals with include the online advertising industry, identity theft and behavioral targeting. For example, in 2010, the FTC backed a "Do Not Track" system for the web that would enable people to avoid having their actions monitored online.
Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Julie Brill, Commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission, will present a public talk titled, "Big Data and Consumer Privacy: Addressing Challenges and Finding Solutions,” at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, February, 20 at 4:30 p.m. in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall. Her talk is co-sponsored by the School’s Center for Information Technology Policy....

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