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Sept 29–Oct 1, 2015 • New York, NY
Evan Selinger

Evan Selinger
Associate Professor, Rochester Institute of Technology

Website | @EvanSelinger

Evan Selinger is an associate professor of philosophy at Rochester Institute of Technology, where he is also affiliated with the Center for Media, Arts, Games, Interaction, and Creativity (MAGIC). He’s also a fellow at The Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technology, and serves on the Advisory Board of The Future of Privacy Forum. Evan’s research primarily addresses ethical issues concerning technology, science, the law, expertise, and sustainability.

A prolific academic author, Evan also cares deeply about public engagement, and regularly writes for popular magazines, newspapers, and blogs, including: Wired, The Atlantic, Slate, The Wall Street Journal, The Nation, Salon, CNN, Bloomberg Opinion, Forbes, and Huffington Post.


11:20am–12:00pm Wednesday, 09/30/2015
Law, Ethics, & Open Data
Location: 3D 04/09 Level: Non-technical
Evan Selinger (Rochester Institute of Technology), Jules Polonetsky (Future of Privacy Forum)
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Ethical concerns about the use of personal information in new ways has led to calls for the creation of consumer subject review boards, which could evaluate, approve, or monitor out-of-context uses of information absent user consent. This conversation between a philosopher and lawyer will address how organizations can use existing ethical frameworks to create practical accountability mechanisms. Read more.