During this half-day seminar, scholars and policy experts discussed the growing debate regarding ownership of personal information when synced with an online service. The keynoter and panelists shared their research and identified gaps still needing to be filled. Seminar attendees left with a better understanding of the academy’s role in fostering privacy policies which are responsive to credible threats but do not obstruct a wide range of research contributing to the benefit of consumers and industries alike. This event was co-sponsored with the Program on Economics & Privacy at George Mason University and preceded the American Economic Association Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia.
Institute for Humane Studies
Program on Economics & Privacy at George Mason University
University of Maryland – College Park
Scheller College of Business
Charles Koch Institute
University of Minnesota
NORC at the University of Chicago