Pretty Simple Data Privacy

John Wilbanks (Kauffman Foundation for Entrepreneurship)
Wednesday, 01/25/2012
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Most privacy choices come down to Yes, No, and Maybe. Many users are willing to let their personal data be used in a research context, or if they get something back in return for their data. Data privacy is a hot-button topic for 2012, and in this preview, we’ll learn how findings from the Consent to Research project in personalized genomics, quantified self, and other personally identifiable data project can inform privacy policy.

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John Wilbanks

Kauffman Foundation for Entrepreneurship

John Wilbanks works on open content, open data, and open innovation systems. He is a Senior Fellow at the Kauffman Foundation and a Research Fellow at Lybba. He’s worked at Harvard Law School, MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, the World Wide Web Consortium, the US House of Representatives, and Creative Commons, as well as starting a bioinformatics company. He sits on the Board of Directors for Sage Bionetworks, iCommons, and 1DegreeBio, and the Advisory Board for Boundless Learning. John holds a degree in philosophy from Tulane University and also studied modern letters at the University of Paris (La Sorbonne).

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