Seminar - 2 units. This seminar course will evaluate the privacy and cybersecurity issues that arise from technological advancements. The course will primarly focus on corporate surveillance and consumer data trade arrangements with corporate actors. Likely topics that the course will cover include the Internet of Things and legal responses to privacy related problems, such as the European General Data Protection Regulation and the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018. Other possible topics include the discriminatory implications of companies’ commodification of consumer generated data.
Final Assessment: Paper
Grading Mode: Letter Grading