Hawkeye Lunch and Learn: Big Data, Big Brother

When: March 9, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
Where: Iowa Memorial Union, 125 North Madison Street, Iowa City, Iowa

The “free” Web is powered by a multi-billion dollar online advertising industry. Advertisers track users across the Web to show them targeted advertisements. Professor Shafiq will discuss the scope of online tracking, including its implications[...]

When:
March 9, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
2017-03-09T12:00:00-06:00
2017-03-09T12:15:00-06:00
Where:
Iowa Memorial Union
125 North Madison Street
Iowa City
Iowa
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Jade Manternach
Hawkeye Lunch and Learn: Big Data, Big Brother @ Iowa Memorial Union

The “free” Web is powered by a multi-billion dollar online advertising industry. Advertisers track users across the Web to show them targeted advertisements. Professor Shafiq will discuss the scope of online tracking, including its implications on user privacy and government surveillance. He will also discuss current UI research on increasing transparency to empower users to limit online tracking. This lecture is sponsored by the University of Iowa Provost’s Office of Outreach & Engagement. To view upcoming lectures in the Hawkeye Lunch & Learn lecture series visit outreach.uiowa.edu/HawkeyeLL.