Online privacy

Sponsor: 

Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society

Harvard University

Date: 
Tue, 03/05/2019 - 12:15 to 13:15

Every day, Internet users interact with technologies designed to undermine their privacy. And the law says this is okay because it is mainly up to users to protect themselves—even when the odds are deliberately stacked against them. In this talk, Professor Hartzog will argue that the law should require software and hardware makers to respect privacy in the design of their products. Current legal doctrine treats technology as though it is value-neutral: only the user decides whether it functions for good or ill. But this is not so.



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Sponsor: 

Dialogue on Diversity

Date: 
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