Data Quest - Repatriating My Data from Cambridge Analytica

Speaker: David Carroll, Associate Professor of Media Design , Parsons School of Design, The New School

Date: Wednesday, May 05, 2021

Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM Note: all times are in the Eastern Time Zone

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Picking up where Netflix’s original documentary The Great Hack (2019) leaves off, David Carroll takes a deep dive into the legal process and data forensics that resulted in the only criminal conviction of the British company behind Cambridge Analytica by its regulator, serving as a stress test of the data protection regime and a parable to guide further reforms and enduring implications for Election 2016 and beyond.

David Carroll is an associate professor of media design at Parsons School of Design at The New School. He is known as an advocate for data rights by legally challenging Cambridge Analytica in the UK in connection with the US presidential election of 2016, resulting in the only criminal conviction of the company by the Information Commissioner's Office. This work is featured in the BAFTA and Emmy nominated Netflix original documentary The Great Hack (2019) and his writings on the effort have been published in WIRED, PAPER, Quartz, The Guardian, Motherboard, and The Boston Review. He was awarded prizes from The Philosophical Society and the Law Society at Trinity College Dublin in 2019. He received a BA from Bowdoin College and an MFA from Parsons. He tweets at @profcarroll

Topic: Hot Topics in Computing with David Carroll: Data Quest - Repatriating My Data from Cambridge Analytica
Time: May 5, 2021 04:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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